Rhechias Jordan 1922 (conger eel)

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae

Parent taxon: Congridae according to W. Schwarzhans 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Ariosoma, Ariosominae, Bathycongrus, Bolcyrus, Conger, Congridarum, Gnathophis, Gorgasia, Heteroconger, Paraconger, Paracongroides, Pseudophichthys, Rhynchoconger, Uroconger, Voltaconger, Xenomystax

Subtaxa: Rhechias angulosus Rhechias armiger Rhechias tysanochila

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (5)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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