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Plectrites classeni Jordan and Gilbert 1920 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Sparidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352750

Full reference: D. S. Jordan and J. Z. Gilbert. 1920. Fossil Fishes of Diatom Beds of Lompoc, California. Leland Stanford Junior University Publications University Series

Belongs to Plectrites according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Stanford University Paleontology Type Collection 313, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore