Brotula (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophididae

Parent taxon: Ophididae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

See also Casier 1966, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Ampheristus, Bauzaia, Brotulinae, Signata

Subtaxa: Brotula arcuata

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), Jamaica (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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