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Family Loricariidae Gill 1872 (catfish)

Osteichthyes - Ostariophysi

PaleoDB taxon number: 209057

Parent taxon: Loricaroidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Astroblepidae, Callichthyidae, Nematogenyidae, Trichomycteridae

Subtaxa: Acanthicus, Hypostomus, Taubateia

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore