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Family Paralichthyidae (flatfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata

PaleoDB taxon number: 266150

Alternative spelling: Paralichthinae

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

Sister taxa: Achiridae, Achiropsettidae, Bothidae, Citharidae, Cynoglossidae, Pleuronectidae, Poecilopsettidae, Rhombosoleidae, Samaridae, Scophthalmidae, Soleidae, Soleoidae

Subtaxa: Paralichthys

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore