Myripristis Cuvier 1827 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Holocentriformes - Holocentridae

Parent taxon: Holocentridae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Agassiz 1835, Casier 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Berybolcensis, Eoholocentrum, Holocentrus, Lepidotrigla, Myripristinarum, Naupygus, Paraberyx, Plectroplites, Tenuicentrum

Subtaxa: Myripristis homopterygius Myripristis jacobus Myripristis leptacanthus Myripristis toliapicus

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Type: Myripristis jacobus

Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Miocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Louisiana)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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