Microchirus Bonaparte 1833 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes - Soleidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Buglossidium, Dicologlossa, Eosolea, Rhombus

Subtaxa: Microchirus ocellatus Microchirus variegatus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Italy (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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