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Phylactocephalus (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Alepisauriformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 35580

Parent taxon: Alepisauriformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cheirothrix, Cyranichthys, Dercetoides, Enchodontoidei, Evermannella, Hemisaurida, Ichthyotringa, Ichthyotringoidei, Lestidiops, Rharbichthys, Volcichthys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore