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Orrichthys Carnevale and Pietsch 2010 (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Brachionichthyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352298

Full reference: G. Carnevale and T. W. Pietsch. 2010. Eocene handfishes from Monte Bolca, with description of a new genus and species, and a phylogeny of the family Brachionichthyidae (Teleostei: Lophiiformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160:621-64710.1111

Parent taxon: Brachionichthyidae according to G. Carnevale and T. W. Pietsch 2010

Sister taxa: Brachionichthys, Histionotophorus, Sympterichthys

Subtaxa: Orrichthys longimanus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore