Chilomycterus Bribon 1846 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae

Parent taxon: Diodontidae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

See also Dica 2002, Purdy et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Diodon, Heptadiodon, Prodiodon, Zignodon

Subtaxa: Chilomycterus hilgendorfi Chilomycterus schoepfi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of France (1 collection), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Italy (1), United States (4: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Eocene of Romania (5)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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