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Pleuropholis Egerton 1858 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei - Pholidophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35289

Full reference: P. M. G. Egerton. 1858. Figures and descriptions illustrative of British organic remains. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom, Decade IX, Supplement 2 Pl 1-Pl 10

Parent taxon: Pholidophoridae according to A. S. Woodward 1895

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

Subtaxa: Pleuropholis attenuata, Pleuropholis attenuatus, Pleuropholis crassicauda, Pleuropholis formosa, Pleuropholis longicaudus, Pleuropholis serrata

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Type: Pleuropholis crassicaudus

Ecology: suspension feeder