Polyipnus G√ľnther 1887 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae

Alternative spelling: Polypnus

Parent taxon: Sternopthychidae according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Argyropelecus, Discosternon, Eosternoptyx, Maurolicus, Polyipnoides, Valenciennellus

Subtaxa: Polyipnus anteasteroides Polyipnus oligocenicus Polyipnus polli Polyipnus sobnioviensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections), Italy (2)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Italy (6), Japan (1)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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