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Eosladenia Bannikov 2004 (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Lophiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356995

Full reference: A. F. Bannikov. 2004. The First Discovery of an Anglerfish (Teleostei, Lophiidae) in the Eocene of the Northern Caucasus. Paleontological Journal 38(4):420-425

Parent taxon: Lophiidae according to A. F. Bannikov 2004

Sister taxa: Caruso, Emmachaere, Lophiodes, Lophiomus, Lophius, Sharfia, Sladenia

Subtaxa: Eosladenia caucasica

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Type: Eosladenia caucasica

Ecology: nektonic carnivore