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Polyipnus GŁnther 1887 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei - Sternoptychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35544

Alternative spelling: Polypnus

Parent taxon: Sternopthychidae according to A. Girone et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Argyropelecus, Discosternon, Maurolicus, Polyipnoides, Valenciennellus

Subtaxa: Polyipnus anteasteroides, Polyipnus oligocenicus, Polyipnus polli, Polyipnus sobnioviensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore