Placidichthys Brito 2000 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ophiopsiformes - Ophiopsiellidae

Full reference: P. M. Brito. 2000. A new halecomorph with two dorsal fins, Placidichthys bidorsalis n. g., n. sp. (Actinopterygii: Halecomorphi) from the Lower Cretaceous of the Araripe Basin, northeast Brazil. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des plan├Ętes 331:749-754

Parent taxon: Ophiopsiellidae according to M. Ebert 2018

See also Brito 2000

Sister taxa: Macrepistius, Ophiopsiella, Petalopteryx, Teoichthys

Subtaxa: Placidichthys bidorsalis

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Type: Placidichthys bidorsalis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Placidichthys-type locality (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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