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Phyllopharyngodon Bellwood 1990 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Labridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 353674

Full reference: D. R. Bellwood. 1990. A new fossil fish PHyllopharyngodon longipinnis gen. et sp. nov. (family Labridae) from the Eocenw, Monte Bolca, Italy. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca 6:149-160

Parent taxon: Labridae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Bellwoodilabrus, Cheilini, Crenilabrus, Eocoris, Hypsigenyini, Julidini, Labrichthyini, Labrinae, Labrini, Labrobolcus, Labrodon, Malapterus, Novaculini, Platylaemus, Protautoga, Pseudocheilini, Pseudolabrini, Pseudosphaerodon, Scarini, Semicossyphus, Symphodus, Taurinichthys, Trigonodontinae, Wainwrightilabrus

Subtaxa: Phyllopharyngodon longipinnis

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore