Lepidocottus Sauvage 1875 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scorpaeniformes

Parent taxon: Scorpaeniformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anoplopomatoidei, Aploactidae, Caracanthidae, Congiopodidae, Cottoidei, Ctenopomichthys, Eosynanceja, Eutrigla, Gnathanacanthidae, Hexagrammoidei, Hoplichthys, Neoplatycephalus, Notesthes, Ophiodon, Pataecidae, Podothecus, Triglidae, Zaniolepis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ligniti di Monteviale (Oligocene of Italy)

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