Farinichthys Gallo and De Figueiredo 2003 (bonefish)

Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Albulidae

Full reference: V. Gallo and F. De Figueiredo. 2003. Farinichthys gigas, a new Albulid fish (Teleostei: Elopomorpha) from the Paleocene of the Pernambuco-Paraiba Basin, northeastern Brazil. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(4):747-758

Parent taxon: Albulidae according to V. Gallo and F. De Figueiredo 2003

Sister taxa: Albula, Albulidarum, Anclyostylos, Anogmius, Apsopelix, Coriops, Cretalbula, Deltaichthys, Istieus, Lebonichthys, Metalbula, Prochanos, Syntegmodus

Subtaxa: Farinichthys gigas

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Poty Quarry locality, near Recife (Paleocene of Brazil)

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