Leptocottus Girard 1854 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Cottidae

Parent taxon: Cottidae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Artediellus, Artedius, Chitonotus, Cottidarum, Cottus, Enophrys, Hayia, Icelinus, Lirosceles, Liroscels, Radulinus, Scorpaenichthys

Subtaxa: Leptocottus armatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa (Quaternary of California)

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