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Mioplosus Cope 1877 (perch-like fish)

Osteichthyes - Perciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 36088

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. A contribution to the knowledge of the ichthyological fauna of the Green River shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 3(4):807-819

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

Sister taxa: Acanthonotus, Acanthuroidei, Acentrogobius, Alectis, Alepes, Aluvarus, Ammodytoidei, Amphiperca, Amphistichus, Anarhichas, Anarrhichthys, Aphia, Apogonoides, Apolectus, Apsilus, Aramichthys, Argyrosomus, Ariomma, Asima, Avitolabrax, Avitoluvarus, Bairdiella, Beaumontoperca, Bembrops, Bilinia, Blabe, Blennius, Bodianus, Boops, Brachydeuterus, Brama, Branchiostegidae, Branchiostegus, Brotulidae, Burtinia, Calamus, Callionymus, Callyodon, Calotomus, Carangodidae, Chaeturichthys, Chanda, Cheilinus, Chelmon, Chromis, Clinus, Coryphopterus, Cottioidei, Cottopsis, Crenidens, Crenidens, Cristigerina, Ctenodentex, Ctenosciaena, Cubiceps, Cymatogaster, Damalichthys, Dapaloides, Deltentosteus, Diaphyodus, Dipterichthys, Ductoridae, Emmelichthys, Eocottidae, Eolabroides, Eoluvarus, Eoserranus, Eothyrsites, Epigonus, Epinnula, Exallias, Exelliidae, Gazza, Gempylus, Gerres, Glaucosoma, Haliophis, Hemerocoetes, Hypacanthus, Hyperoglyphe, Hyperoplus, Hyperprosopon, Ioscion, Isacia, Isurichthys, Izuus, Kuhlia, Kushlukiidae, Kyphosus, Labrisomus, Labroidea, Labroidei, Lactarius, Landanichthys, Latidae, Lepidogobius, Leptoscopus, Lethops, Libotonius, Lithognathus, Liza, Lonchistium, Luvarus, Lycodopsis, Lyconectes, Maccullochella, Matarchia, Menticirrhus, Mugiloidei, Neanthias, Nebris, Neoscombrops, Notothenioidei, Oblada, Odonteobolca, Opisthomyzon, Oplegnathus, Orthopristis, Ostracoberyx, Oxyjulis, Palaeoperca, Paracalamus, Parapercis, Paraplatax, Parapristipoma, Parapygaeus, Pararhenanoperca, Parasphyraena, Pasaichthys, Pempheris, Pennahia, Pentacerotidae, Pentanemus, Pentaprion, Percalates, Percoidei, Percophidae, Phanerodon, Phosphichthys, Pimelometopon, Pinichthys, Pirskenius, Plagioholocentrus, Platycephalidae, Platylaemus, Platylates, Plectorhinchus, Polydactylus, Priacanthopsis, Propercarina, Propygidium, Proserranus, Protautoga, Psenes, Pseudohistiophorus, Pseudoscarus, Pseudoscopelus, Pseudovomer, Quasicichla, Quasimullidae, Rachycentron, Rexea, Rhacochilus, Rhenanoperca, Robertanniidae, Roncador, Sargus, Scarus, Scomberoides, Scombroidei, Scombrops, Scombrosphyraena, Scorpaenoidei, Selar, Seriphus, Serranoidei, Sillaginodes, Sillago, Sparisoma, Sphenocephalus, Sphyraenoidei, Sphyraenops, Stromateoidei, Stromateus, Synagrops, Tetragonurus, Tetrapterus, Thalattorhynchus, Thyrsitocephalus, Trachinoidei, Trachinus, Trichiuroidei, Triglidae, Tripterygion, Tungtingichthys, Umbrina, Verilus, Wangia, Xiphioidei, Zoarces

Subtaxa: Mioplosus abbreviatus, Mioplosus beani, Mioplosus labracoides, Mioplosus longus

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Type: Mioplosus abbreviatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore