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Xixiaichthys Zhang 2004 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Osteoglossiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 202306

Full reference: J. Zhang. 2004. New Fossil Osteoglossomorph from NingXia, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3):515-524

Parent taxon: Osteoglossiformes according to J. Zhang 2004

Sister taxa: Arapaimidae, Foreyichthyidae, Gymnarchidae, Lopadichthys, Lycopteridae, Monopteros, Mormyridae, Notopteridae, Opsithrissops, Osteoglossidae, Pantodontidae, Saurocephalidae, Tongxinichthys, Wakinoichthiidae, Wilsonichthys

Subtaxa: Xixiaichthys tongxiensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore