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Dasceles dassurus Jordan 1925 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Embiotocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 355159

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1925. The fossil fishes of the Miocene of Southern California. Stanford University Publications. University Series 4(1):1-51

Belongs to Dasceles according to D. S. Jordan 1925

Sister taxon: Lampris (Diatomoeca)

Type specimen: SU 703, 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