Chelifichthys Carnevale 2006 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Gempylidae

Full reference: G. Carnevale. 2006. A new snake mackerel from the Miocene of Algeria. Palaeontology 49(2):391-403

Parent taxon: Gempylidae according to G. Carnevale 2006

Sister taxa: Nealotus, Progempylus, Thyrsites, Thyrsitoides

Subtaxa: Chelifichthys goujeti

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Type: Chelifichthys goujeti

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Oran, Ravin blanc (Miocene of Algeria)

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