Full reference: J. G. Lundberg and O. A. Aguilera. 2003. The late Miocene Phractocephalus catfish (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) from Urumaco, Venezuela: additional specimens and reinterpretation as a distinct species. Neotropical Ichthyology 1(2):97-109
Type specimen: MCN-USB OL-2142 (holotype), a skull. Its type locality is El Mamon 1, which is in a Miocene fluvial-deltaic claystone/sandstone in the Urumaco Formation of Venezuela.
Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore
• Miocene of Venezuela (5 collections)
Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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