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Priscacara Cope 1877 (cichlid)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Cichlidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36150

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: Cichlidae according to J. D. Haseman 1912

Sister taxa: Gymnogeophagus, Palaeochromis, Proterocara, Pseudocrenilabrinae, Tilapiini, Tylochromis

Subtaxa: Priscacara campi, Priscacara clivosa, Priscacara cypha, Priscacara hypsacantha, Priscacara liops, Priscacara oxyprion, Priscacara pealei, Priscacara serrata, Priscacara testudinaria

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Type: Priscacara serrata

Ecology: nektonic omnivore