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Protozebrasoma Sorbini and Tyler 1998 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Acanthuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 353718

Full reference: L. Sorbini and J. C. Tyler. 1998. A new genus and species of Eocene surgeon fish (Acanthuridae) from Monte Bolca, Italy, with similarities to the Recent Zebrasoma. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca 7:7-19

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

Sister taxa: Acanthurinae, Acanthuroides, Acanthurus, Ctenochaetus, Eonaso, Eorandallius, Frigosorbinia, Gazolaichthys, Lehmanichthys, Marosichthys, Metacanthurus, Metaspisurus, Naseus, Nasinae, Naso, Padovathurus, Paracanthurus, Pesciarichthys, Prionurus, Proacanthurus, Sorbinithurus, Tauichthys, Tylerichthys, Zebrasoma

Subtaxa: Protozebrasoma bloti

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Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer