Lopholatilus Goode and Bean 1879 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Malacanthidae

Parent taxon: Malacanthidae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

See also Carnevale and Godfrey 2014, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Branchisteginae, Malacanthus

Subtaxa: Lopholatilus ereborensis Lopholatilus rayus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (8: Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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