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Zignodon Tyler and Santini 2002 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 353771

Full reference: J. C. Tyler and F. Santini. 2002. Review and reconstructions of the tetraodontiform fishes from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy, with comments on related Tertiary taxa. Studi e Ricerche sui Giacimenti Terzari di Bolca. Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 9:47-119

Parent taxon: Diodontidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Chilomycterus, Diodon, Heptadiodon, Prodiodon, Progymnodon, Pshekhadiodon

Subtaxa: Zignodon fornasieroae

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Type: Zignodon fornasieroae

Ecology: nektonic carnivore