Palelops Applegate 1970 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Full reference: S. P. Applegate. 1970. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Fieldiana: Geology Memoires 3(8):385-433

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

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

Subtaxa: Palelops eutawensis

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Type: Palelops eutawensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Alabama collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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