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Priscomyzon riniensis Gess et al. 2006 (lamprey)

Petromyzontomorphi - Petromyzontiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 91453

Full reference: R. W. Gess, M. I. Coates, and B. S. Rubidge. 2006. A lamprey from the Devonian period of South Africa. Nature 443:981-984

Belongs to Priscomyzon according to R. W. Gess et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AM5750, a skeleton. Its type locality is Waterloo Farm, which is in a Famennian paralic horizon in the Witpoort Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore