Anaethalion White 1938 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Synonym: Aethalion Munster 1842 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to P. L. Forey 1973

See also Arratia 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Woodward 1895 and Woodward 1919

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

Subtaxa: Aethalion macrorhynchus Anaethalion knorri Anaethalion valdensis Anaethalion zapporum

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Jurassic of Germany (4)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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