Platinx Agassiz 1835 (herring)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1835. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 4). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 33-52

Parent taxon: Chirocentridae according to A. S. Woodward 1901

See also Agassiz 1835, Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chirocentrus, Portheus, Spathodactylus

Subtaxa: Platinx gigas Platinx macropterus

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Type: Platinx gigas

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of Italy (1 collection), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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