Hippocampus Rafinesque 1810 (sea horse)

Actinopteri - Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae

Synonyms: Farlapiscus Whitley 1931, Hippohystrix Whitley 1940

Parent taxon: Syngnathidae according to J. Zalohar et al. 2009

See also Fritzsche 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthognathus, Bryx, Doryrhamphus, Dunckerocampus, Eogastrophinae, Hipposyngnathinae, Leptonotus, Prosolenostomus, Pshekhagnathinae, Syngnathinae, Syngnathus, Syngnathus bolcensis, Syngnathus heckeli

Subtaxa: Hippocampus ingens Hippocampus sarmaticus Hippocampus slovenicus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (2)

• Miocene of Slovenia (1)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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