Ecocarpia Chen et al. 2005 (carp-like fish)

Actinopteri - Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae

Full reference: G. Chen, F. Fang, and M. Chang. 2005. A New Cyprinid Closely Related to Cultrins and Xenocyprinins from the Mid-Tertiary of South China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3):492-501

Parent taxon: Cyprinidae according to Bonaparte 1840

Sister taxa: Alisodon, Amblypharyngodon, Amyzon, Aspius, Barbinae, Barbus, Catostomus, Cultrinae, Cyprininae, Cyprinus, Gobio, Gobioninae, Hexapsephus, Leuciscinae, Leuciscus, Nemachilus, Orthodon, Palaeoleuciscus, Palaeotinca, Phoxininae, Planktophaga, Puntius, Rhodeus, Thynichthys, Tinca, Tincinae, Xenocyprinae

Subtaxa: Ecocarpia ningmingensis

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Gaoling Village, Tuolong, Ningming (Oligocene of China)

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