Lactarius Cuvier and Valenciennes 1833 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Lactariidae

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

See also Nolf and Bajpai 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Lactarius amplus Lactarius atanticus Lactarius nonfungus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection), Panama (1), Venezuela (1)

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

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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