Marosichthys Whitely 1951 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae

Synonym: Marosia de Beaufort 1926 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Acanthuridae according to J. C. Tyler 1997

See also de Beaufort 1926 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthurinae, Acanthuroides, Acanthurus, Ctenochaetus, Eonaso, Eorandallius, Frigosorbinia, Gazolaichthys, Lehmanichthys, Metacanthurus, Metaspisurus, Naseus, Nasinae, Naso, Padovathurus, Paracanthurus, Pesciarichthys, Prionurus, Proacanthurus, Protozebrasoma, Sorbinithurus, Tauichthys, Tylerichthys, Zebrasoma

Subtaxa: Marosichthys huismani

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Type: Marosia huismani

Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer

Distribution: found only at Patanuang Asue (Miocene of Indonesia)

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