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Jefitchia Frizzell and Dante 1965 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63197

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718

Parent taxon: Sciaenoidei according to D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante 1965

Sister taxa: Aplodinotus, Argyrosomus, Atractoscion, Corvina, Cynoscion, Equetus, Fisherichthys, Genyonemus, Larimus, Leiostomus, Lompochites, Lompoquia, Micropogonias, Platacodon, Pogonias, Pristipoma, Protosciaena, Pseudoumbrina, Sciaena, Sciaenops, Trewasciaena, Umbrina

Subtaxa: Jefitchia copelandi

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Type: Jefitchia copelandi

Ecology: nektonic omnivore