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Eriquius Jordan 1924 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Embiotocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36030

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1924. Description of Miocene fishes from Southern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 23(2):42-50

Parent taxon: Embiotocidae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Amphistichus, Cymatogaster, Damalichthys, Ditrema, Embiotoca, Erisceles, Hysterocarpus, Micrometrus, Rhacochilus

Subtaxa: Eriquius plectrodes

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore