Echinelops Murray and Hoşgör 2012 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes

Full reference: A. M. Murray and I. Hoşgör. 2012. An early Oligocene elopiform fish from a new locality in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(2):296-303

Parent taxon: Elopiformes according to A. M. Murray and I. Hoşgör 2012

Sister taxa: Antofagastaichthys, Carsothrissops, Coryphaenopsis, Davichthys, Eichstaettia, Elopidae, Elopoidei, Flindersichthys, Lyrolepis, Megalopidae, Ostariostoma, Phyllodontidae, Protostomias, Tachynectes

Subtaxa: Echinelops ozcani

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Type: Echinelops ozcani

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Çat section, ~20 meter level (Oligocene to Oligocene of Turkey)

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