Frigosorbinia Bannikov and Tyler 2012 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae

Full reference: A. F. Bannikov and J. C. Tyler. 2012. Redescription of the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy, surgeon fish Pesciarichthys punctatus (Perciformes, Acanthuridae), and a new genus Frigosorbinia, for P. baldwinae. Studi e Richerche sui Giacimenti Terziari di Bolca 14(2):19-30

Parent taxon: Acanthuridae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Bannikov 2014 and Bannikov and Tyler 2012

Sister taxa: Acanthurinae, Acanthuroides, Acanthurus, Ctenochaetus, Eonaso, Eorandallius, Gazolaichthys, Lehmanichthys, Marosichthys, Metacanthurus, Metaspisurus, Naseus, Nasinae, Naso, Padovathurus, Paracanthurus, Pesciarichthys, Prionurus, Proacanthurus, Protozebrasoma, Sorbinithurus, Tauichthys, Tylerichthys, Zebrasoma

Subtaxa: Frigosorbinia baldwinae

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Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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