Rhacolepis Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to A. S. Woodward 1901

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anaethalion, Ctenodentelops, Ectasis, Elopopsis, Elops, Elopsomolos, Esocelops, Ichthyemidion, Notelops, Osmeroides, Palelops, Paraelops, Paratarpon, Parelops, Promegalops, Protelops, Spaniodon, Thrissopater, Thrissopteroides

Subtaxa: Rhacolepis buccalis Rhacolepis latus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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