Hoplobrotula Gill 1864 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophidiidae

Parent taxon: Neobythitinae according to W. Schwarzhans and A. Bratischko 2011

See also Ebersole et al. 2019, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Schwarzhans 2007, Schwarzhans et al. 2017 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Glyptophidium, Neobythites

Subtaxa: Hoplobrotula antipoda Hoplobrotula elongata Hoplobrotula gibba Hoplobrotula lerichei Hoplobrotula robusta

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-parasite

Distribution:

• Miocene of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (3)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene of Ukraine (1)

Total: 11 collections including 14 occurrences

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