Platylaemus Dixon 1850 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Labridae

Full reference: F. Dixon. 1850. The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex xvi-422

Parent taxon: Labridae according to E. I. White 1926

See also Dixon 1850 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bellwoodilabrus, Cheilini, Crenilabrus, Eocoris, Hypsigenyini, Julidini, Labrichthyini, Labrinae, Labrini, Labrobolcus, Labrodon, Malapterus, Novaculini, Nummopalatus, Phyllopharyngodon, Protautoga, Pseudocheilini, Pseudolabrini, Pseudosphaerodon, Scarini, Semicossyphus, Symphodus, Taurinichthys, Trigonodontinae, Wainwrightilabrus

Subtaxa: Platylaemus colei Platylaemus nigeriensis

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Type: Platylaemus colei

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 9 collections including 13 occurrences

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