Lirosceles Jordan 1925 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Cottidae

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1925. The fossil fishes of the Miocene of Southern California. Stanford University Publications. University Series 4(1):1-51

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

See also David 1943, Jordan 1925 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Lirosceles elegans

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lompoc Quarry (Miocene of California)

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