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Gazolaichthys Blot and Tyler 1990 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Acanthuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 353725

Full reference: J. Blot and J. C. Tyler. 1990. New genera and species of fossil surgeon fishes and their relatives (Acanturoidei, Teleostei) from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy, with application of the Blot formula to both fossil and recent forms. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca 6:13-92

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

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

Subtaxa: Gazolaichthys vestenanovae

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Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer