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†family Pholidophoridae Woodward 1890 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei

PaleoDB taxon number: 99742

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1890. The fossil fishes of the Hawkesbury Series at Gosford. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. Palaeontology 4:1-57

Parent taxon: Pholidophoriformes according to G. Arratia 2017

Sister taxa: Ankylophoridae, Archaeomaenidae, Catervariolidae, Eurycormidae, Grimmenichthys, Ichthyokentemidae, Luxembourgichthys, Pleuropholidae

Subtaxa: Annaichthys, Archaeomaene, Ceneichthys, Ceramurus, Eopholidophorus, Knerichthys, Lombardichthys, Malingichthys, Parapholidophorus, Pholidoctenus, Pholidolepis, Pholidophoretes, Pholidophorinae, Pholidophoroides, Pholidophoropsis, Pholidophorus, Zambellichthys

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Type: Pholidophorus

Ecology: suspension feeder