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Rhombichthys intoccabilis Khalloufi et al. 2010 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ellimmichthyiformes - Paraclupeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 168565

Full reference: B. Khalloufi, R. Zaragüeta-Bagils, and H. Lelièvre. 2010. Rhombichthys intoccabilis, gen. et sp. nov. (Ellimmichthyiformes, Clupeomorpha, Teleostei), from the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) of Ein Yabrud, Middle East: anatomical description and phylogenetic implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(1):57-67

Belongs to Rhombichthys according to B. Khalloufi et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HUJ EY603F, a skeleton. Its type locality is 'Ein Yabrud quarries, which is in a Cenomanian/Cenomanian carbonate limestone in the Bet Meir/Amminadav Formation of Palestinian Territory.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore