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Caelatichthys Lombardo 2002 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Palaeonisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 274540

Full reference: C. Lombardo. 2002. Caelatichthys gen. n.: a new palaeonisciform from the Middle Triassic of Northern Italy and Canton Ticino (Switzerland). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 108:399-414

Parent taxon: Palaeonisciformes according to C. Lombardo 2002

Sister taxa: Agecephalichthys, Amblypterina, Bendenius, Boreolepidae, Borichthys, Brachypareion, Browneichthys, Burbonella, Canobiidae, Caruichthys, Charleuxia, Chichia, Coccocephalichthys, Coccolepidae, Cornuboniscus, Cosmolepis, Cosmoptychius, Daedalichthys, Daqingshaniscus, Decazella, Dialipina, Dorsolepis, Dorypteroidei, Drydenius, Dwykia, Eigilia, Eurynotoides, Evenkia, Fukangichthys, Gardinerichthys, Gyrolepidoides, Haplolepis, Huanghelepsis, Igornella, Illiniichthys, Inichthys, Kentuckia, Korutichthys, Luederia, Mimia, Moythomasia, Neuburgella, Nozamichthys, Orvikuina, Osorioichthys, Palaeoniscoidei, Palaeothrissum, Paradrydenius, Paragonatodus, Paralogoniscus, Paramesolepis, Platysomoidei, Plesiococcolepis, Protamblyptera, Psilichthys, Redfieldioidei, Rhabdolepis, Sakamenichthys, Scanilepis, Severnichthys, Sinoniscus, Songanella, Stegotrachelus, Strepheoschema, Styracopterus, Sundayichthys, Tanaocrossus, Tegeolepis, Tienshaniscus, Urosthenes, Uydenia, Westollia, Whiteichthys, Willomorichthys, Zaxilepis, Gonatodidae, Varialepididae

Subtaxa: Caelatichthys meridensis, Caelatichthys nitens

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Type: Caelatichthys nitens

Ecology: nektonic carnivore