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Diplomystus Cope 1877 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ellimmichthyiformes - Ellimmichthyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134509

Synonym: Copeichthys Dollo 1904 [objective synonym] (taxon 134510)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. A contribution to the knowledge of the ichthyological fauna of the Green River shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 3(4):807-819

Parent taxon: Ellimmichthyidae according to L. Grande 1982

Sister taxon: Ellimmichthys

Subtaxa: Diplomystus altisomus, Diplomystus altus, Diplomystus birdi, Diplomystus dartevellei, Diplomystus dentatus, Diplomystus dubertreti, Diplomystus kokuraensis, Diplomystus primotinus, Diplomystus vectensis

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Type: Diplomystus dentatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore