Monochirus Rafinesque 1814 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes

Parent taxon: Pleuronectiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Achiurus, Amphistiidae, Atheresthes, Chibapsetta, Clidoderma, Eobothus, Eobuglossus, Eopsetta, Glyptocephalus, Heteronectes, Imhoffius, Isopsetta, Joleaudichthys, Limanda, Lyopsetta, Microstomus, Monolene, Paraplagusia, Parophrys, Pegusa, Pleuronectoidei, Psettodes, Psettodoidei, Scophthalmus, Turahbuglossus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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