Ampheristus Konig 1825 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophididae

Parent taxon: Ophididae according to D. Nolf and D. Dockery 1993

See also Casier 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bauzaia, Brotula, Brotulinae, Signata

Subtaxa: Ampheristus toliapicus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (2 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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