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Benthocometes Goode and Bean 1896 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ophidiiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 35662

Parent taxon: Ophidiiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bythitoidei, Chilara, Dannevigia, Dermatopsis, Diplacanthopoma, Dipulus, Glyptophidium, Monomitopus, Ophididae, Ophidioidei, Propteridium, Rhodichthyidae, Saccogaster, Sirembo

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-parasite