Echiodon Thompson 1837 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ophidiiformes - Ophidioidae

Parent taxon: Carapidae according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Carapus, Encheliophis, Fierasferoides, Onuxodon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-parasite

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Hungary (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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