Labrobolcus giorgioi Bannikov and Bellwood 2015 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Labridae

Full reference: A. F. Bannikov and D. R. Bellwood. 2015. A new genus and species of labrid fish (Perciformes) from the Eocene of Bolca in northern Italy. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca, XVI - Miscellanea Paleontologica 57:5-16

Belongs to Labrobolcus according to A. F. Bannikov and D. R. Bellwood 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 5540/1, a skeleton. Its type locality is Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone), which is in a Ypresian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Italy.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.