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Suborder Siluroidei Frizzell and Dante 1965 (catfish)

Osteichthyes - Ostariophysi

PaleoDB taxon number: 133515

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718

Parent taxon: Siluriformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Andinichthyidae, Bachmanniidae, Callitrichtyidae, Diplomystoidei, Doradidae, Eopeyeria, Loricaroidei, Selenaspis

Subtaxa: Akysidae, Amblycipitidae, Amphiliidae, Anchariidae, Ariidae, Arioidea, Auchenipteridae, Bagridae, Cetopsidae, Chacidae, Clariidae, Claroteidae, Cranoglanididae, Heptapteridae, Heteropneustidae, Horabagridae, Hypsidoroidea, Ictaluridae, Malapteruridae, Mochokidae, Pangasiidae, Pimelodidae, Plotosidae, Pseudopimelodidae, Schilbeidae, Siluridae, Siluriodae, Sisoridae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore