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Palaeopomacentrus Bellwood and Sorbini 1996 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Pomacentridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 353453

Full reference: D. R. Bellwood and L. Sorbini. 1996. A review of the fossil record of the Pomacentridae (Teleostei: Labroidei) with a description of a new genus and species from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 117:159-174

Parent taxon: Pomacentridae according to D. R. Bellwood and L. Sorbini 1996

Sister taxa: Chromis, Izuus, Lorenzichthys, Sorbinichromis

Subtaxa: Palaeopomacentrus orphae

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Type: Palaeopomacentrus orphae

Ecology: nektonic omnivore