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Lophius Linnaeus 1758 (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Lophiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35696

Alternative spelling: Otolithus (Lophius)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Lophiidae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2118

Sister taxa: Caruso, Emmachaere, Eosladenia, Lophiodes, Lophiomus, Sharfia, Sladenia

Subtaxa: Lophius americanus, Lophius brachysomus, Lophius dolloi, Lophius orpiensis, Lophius piscatorius, Lophius sagittidens, Otolithus (Lophius) unicus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore