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Hoplopteryx Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35794

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

Parent taxon: Trachichthyidae according to S. P. Applegate 1970

Sister taxa: Gephyroberyx, Hoplostethus, Notoberyx, Trachichthyidarum, Trachichthyoides

Subtaxa: Hoplopteryx antiquus, Hoplopteryx brevis, Hoplopteryx insculptus, Hoplopteryx lewesiensis, Hoplopteryx simus

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Type: Hoplopteryx antiquus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore