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Glarithurus Tyler and Micklich 2011 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Acanthuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352154

Full reference: J. C. Tyler and N. R. Micklich. 2011. A new genus and species of surgeon fish (Perciformes, Acanthuridae) from the Oligocene of Kanton Glarus, Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 130:203-216

Parent taxon: Acanthurinae according to J. C. Tyler and N. R. Micklich 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Glarithurus friedmani

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Type: Glarithurus friedmani

Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer