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Family Paralepididae (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Aulopiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 266044

Alternative spelling: Paralepidae

Parent taxon: Alepisauroidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Alepisauridae, Bathysauridae, Chlorophthalmidae, Enchodontoidei, Evermannellidae, Giganturidae, Ipnopidae, Notosudidae, Scopelarchidae, Sudidae

Subtaxa: Drimys, Holosteinae, Paralepis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore