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Arius Cuvier and Valenciennes 1840 (Ariid catfish)

Osteichthyes - Ostariophysi - Ariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35488

Alternative spelling: Otolithus (Arius)

Parent taxon: Ariidae according to W. Schwarzhans and A. Bratischko 2011

Sister taxa: Ariidarum, Ariopsis, Bagre, Plotosus, Qarmoutus

Subtaxa: Arius africanus, Arius amekiensis, Arius angulatus, Arius danicus, Arius hewardbelli, Arius kitsoni, Arius russi, Arius subtilis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore