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Chauliodus testa Nazarkin 2014 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei - Stomiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352014

Full reference: M. V. Nazarkin. 2014. The fossil viperfish Chauliodus testa sp. nov. (Stomiiformes: Stomiidae) from the Neogene of western Sakhalin, Russia. Paleontological Journal 48(3):317-325

Belongs to Chauliodus according to M. V. Nazarkin 2014

Sister taxa: Chauliodus barbatus, Chauliodus eximius, Chauliodus sloani

Type specimen: ZIN 55476. Its type locality is Penzenskoe, which is in a Miocene/Miocene marine horizon in the Kurasi Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore