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Histionotophorus Eastman 1904 (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Brachionichthyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352295

Synonym: Histiocephalus De Zigno 1887 [replaced name] (taxon 352294)

Full reference: C. R. Eastman. 1904. Descriptions of Bolca fishes. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 46(1):1-36

Parent taxon: Brachionichthyidae according to G. Carnevale and T. W. Pietsch 2010

Sister taxa: Brachionichthys, Orrichthys, Sympterichthys

Subtaxa: Histionotophorus bassani

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore