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Eclipes veternus Jordan and Gilbert 1919 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Gadiformes - Gadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352743

Synonym: Merriamina ectenes Jordan and Gilbert 1919 (taxon 354991)

Belongs to Eclipes according to Jordan and Gilbert 1919

Sister taxa: Eclipes extensus, Eclipes manni, Eclipes santamonicae

Type specimens:

  • Eclipes veternus: Its type locality is El Modena, which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Monterey Formation of California
  • Merriamina ectenes: Its type locality is El Modena, which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Monterey Formation of California.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore