Congeris wharekuriensis Frost 1928 (eel)

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Muraenidae

Full reference: G. A. Frost. 1928. Otoliths of Fishes from the Tertiary Formations of New Zealand, and from Balcombe Bay, Victoria. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 59:91-97

Belongs to Congeris according to G. A. Frost 1928

Sister taxa: Congeris brevior, Congeris rectus

Type specimen: Its type locality is S117, GS 476, 483, 486, 1341 Wharekuri, Waitaki Valley, which is in a Duntroonian coastal sandstone in the Wharekuri Greensand Formation of New Zealand

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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