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Hippocampus Rafinesque 1810 (sea horse)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Syngnathidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35862

Synonyms: Farlapiscus Whitley 1931 (no. 395308), Hippohystrix Whitley 1940 (no. 395309)

Parent taxon: Syngnathidae according to J. Zalohar et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acanthognathus, Bryx, Doryrhamphus, Dunckerocampus, Eogastrophinae, Hipposyngnathinae, Leptonotus, Prosolenostomus, Pshekhagnathinae, Syngnathinae, Syngnathus, Syngnathus bolcensis, Syngnathus heckeli

Subtaxa: Hippocampus ingens, Hippocampus sarmaticus, Hippocampus slovenicus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore