Callipteryx Agassiz 1839 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Callipterygidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

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

See also Agassiz 1835, Bannikov 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Callipteryx recticaudus Callipteryx speciosus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

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

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