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Heteronectes chaneti Friedman 2008 (flatfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 250862

Full reference: M. Friedman. 2008. The evolutionary origin of flatfish asymmetry. Nature 454:209-212

Belongs to Heteronectes according to M. Friedman 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMW 1974.1639.24 + 1974.1639.25, a skeleton (part and counterpart). Its type locality is ?Monte Postale, which is in a Ypresian carbonate lime mudstone in the Calcari nummulitici Formation of Italy.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore