Protautoga Leidy 1873 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Labridae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1873. Notice of fossil vertebrata from the Miocene of Virginia. American Journal of Science and Arts 5(25-30):311-312

Parent taxon: Labridae according to J. Leidy 1873

See also Alessandri 1896, Cione et al. 2000, Hay 1902 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Protautoga conidens Protautoga longidens

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Type: Tautoga (Protautoga) conidens

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection), United States (6: Virginia)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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