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Zaphlegulus David 1943 (perch-like fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Zaphlegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36239

Full reference: L. R. David. 1943. Miocene Fishes of Southern California. Geological Society of America Special Paper 43:1-187

Parent taxon: Euzaphlegidae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Dipterichthyinae, Euzaphleges, Lednevia, Thyrsocles, Trossulus, Veronaphleges

Subtaxa: Zaphlegulus venturaensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore