Heteronectes Friedman 2008 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes

Full reference: M. Friedman. 2008. The evolutionary origin of flatfish asymmetry. Nature 454:209-212

Parent taxon: Pleuronectiformes according to M. Friedman 2008

See also Bannikov 2014 and Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Achiurus, Amphistiidae, Atheresthes, Chibapsetta, Clidoderma, Eobothus, Eobuglossus, Eopsetta, Glyptocephalus, Imhoffius, Isopsetta, Joleaudichthys, Limanda, Lyopsetta, Microstomus, Monochirus, Monolene, Paraplagusia, Parophrys, Pegusa, Pleuronectoidei, Psettodes, Psettodoidei, Scophthalmus, Turahbuglossus

Subtaxa: Heteronectes chaneti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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