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Malingichthys Tintori et al. 2015 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei - Pholidophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 332986

Full reference: A. Tintori, Z. Y. Sun, P. G. Ni, C. Lombardo, D. Y. Jiang and R. Motani. 2015. Oldest stem Teleostei from the late Ladinian (Middle Triassic) of southern China. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 121:285-296

Parent taxon: Pholidophoridae according to A. Tintori et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Annaichthys, Archaeomaene, Ceramurus, Knerichthys, Parapholidophorus, Pholidoctenus, Pholidolepis, Pholidophoretes, Pholidophorinae, Pholidophoroides, Pholidophoropsis, Pholidophorus, Pholidorhynchodon, Pleuropholis, Zambellichthys

Subtaxa: Malingichthys nimaiguensis, Malingichthys wanfenglinensis

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Type: Malingichthys nimaiguensis

Ecology: suspension feeder