Lopholatilus rayus Purdy et al. 2001 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Malacanthidae

Full reference: R. W. Purdy, V. P. Schneider, S. P. Applegate, J. H. McLellan, R. L. Meyer and B. H. Slaughter. 2001. The Neogene sharks, rays, and bony fishes from Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 90:71-202

Belongs to Lopholatilus according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Lopholatilus ereborensis

Type specimen: NCSM 2900

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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