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Family Catostomidae (carp-like fish)

Osteichthyes - Cypriniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 83688

Alternative spelling: Catostominae

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

Sister taxa: Acheilognathidae, Botiidae, Cobitidae, Cyprinidae, Gyrinocheilidae, Nemacheilidae, Siluri

Subtaxa: Carpiodes, Catostomus, Chasmistes, Ictiobinae, Xyrauchen

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore