Mioplosus Cope 1877 (perch)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Percidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. A contribution to the knowledge of the ichthyological fauna of the Green River shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 3(4):807-819

Parent taxon: Percidae according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acerina, Aspro, Berycopsis, Homonotus, Leobergia, Lucioperca, Oligoplarchus, Palaeoperdix, Plioplarchus, Stizostedion

Subtaxa: Mioplosus abbreviatus Mioplosus beani Mioplosus labracoides Mioplosus longus Mioplosus multidentatus Mioplosus sauvageanus

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Type: Mioplosus abbreviatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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