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Carapus Rafinesque 1810 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ophidiiformes - Ophidioidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35664

Parent taxon: Carapidae according to W. Schwarzhans 2007

Sister taxa: Echiodon, Encheliophis, Fierasferoides, Onuxodon

Subtaxa: Carapus lisus, Carapus smithvillensis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-parasite