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Scorpaena corallophilus Schwarzhans 2003 (scorpionfish)

Osteichthyes - Perciformes - Scorpaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 302118

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans. 2003. Fish otoliths from the Paleocene of Denmark. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 2:1-94

Belongs to Scorpaena according to W. Schwarzhans 2003

Sister taxa: Scorpaena pilari, Scorpaena tessieri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fakse Quarry, which is in a Danian basin reef bafflestone in the Danian Limestone Formation of Denmark

Ecology: nektonic carnivore