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Mesopoma R. H. Traquair 1890 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218911

Full reference: R. H. Traquair. 1890. Observations on some fossil fishes from the Lower Carboniferous rocks of Eskdale, Dumfriesshire. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6:493-493

Parent taxon: Palaeoniscidae according to R. H. Traquair 1888

Sister taxa: Acrorhabdus, Ambodipia, Apateolepis, Atherstonia, Canobius, Cheirolepis, Coccocephalus, Cryphiolepis, Cycloptychius, Eurylepidoides, Eurylepis, Glaucolepis, Gonatodus, Guizhouniscus, Gyrolepis, Holurus, Howqualepis, Isodus, Isodus leptognathus, Koinichthys, Myriolepis, Nematoptychius, Oxygnathus, Palaeoniscum, Palaeoniscus, Phanerosteon, Progyrolepis, Rhadinichthys, Semionotus brodei, Trachelacanthus, Turfania, Turseodus, Wayaobulepis

Subtaxa: Mesopoma carricki, Mesopoma planti, Mesopoma pulchellum

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Type: Mesopoma pulchellum

Ecology: nektonic carnivore