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Balistes Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36285

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Balistidae according to D. S. Vicens and A. Rodríguez-Perea 2003

Sister taxon: Oligobalistes

Subtaxa: Balistes lerichei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore