Pristigenys Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Priacanthidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

Parent taxon: Priacanthidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Agassiz 1835, Bannikov 2014, Danil'chenko 1960, Danil'chenko 1980, Nolf and Bajpai 1992, Schwarzhans 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxon: Priacanthus

Subtaxa: Pristigenys altus Pristigenys macrophthalmus Pristigenys spinosus Pristigenys substriatus

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Type: Pristigenys macrophthalmus

Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

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

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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