Anaethalion zapporum Arratia 2000 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Full reference: G. Arratia. 2000. Remarkable teleostean fishes from the Late Jurassic of southern Germany and their phylogenetic relationships. Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Geowissenschaften Reihe 3:137-179

Belongs to Anaethalion according to G. Arratia 2000

Sister taxa: Anaethalion knorri, Anaethalion valdensis, Aethalion macrorhynchus

Type specimen: JM SCH 85, a skeleton. Its type locality is Stark Quarry, Schamhaupten, which is in a Kimmeridgian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone/bindstone in the Painten Formation of Germany.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Stark Quarry, Schamhaupten

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