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Heteronectes Friedman 2008 (flatfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 250861

Full reference: M. Friedman. 2008. The evolutionary origin of flatfish asymmetry. Nature 454:209-212

Parent taxon: Pleuronectiformes according to M. Friedman 2008

Sister taxa: Achiurus, Amphistiidae, Chibapsetta, Clidoderma, Eobothus, Eobuglossus, Eopsetta, Imhoffius, Isopsetta, Joleaudichthys, Limanda, Monochirus, Monolene, Paraplagusia, Pegusa, Pleuronectoidei, Psettodes, Psettodoidei, Scophthalmus, Turahbuglossus

Subtaxa: Heteronectes chaneti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore