†family Palaeolabridae Estes 1969 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Palaeolabridae

Full reference: R. Estes. 1969. Two new Late Cretaceous fishes from Montana and Wyoming. Breviora 335:1-15

Parent taxon: Amiiformes according to R. Estes 1969

See also Bryant 1989

Sister taxa: Ainia, Amiidae, Amioidea, Amioidei, Aphanepygus, Caturidae, Caturoidea, Eusemius, Ionoscopus, Leedsichthys, Oligopleura, Otomitla, Sinoeugnathus

Subtaxa: Palaeolabrus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore


• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Cretaceous of France (1), India (1), Spain (1), United States (3: Arizona, Montana)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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