Paralichthys yamanai Sakamoto and Uyeno 1993 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae

Full reference: K. Sakamoto and T. Uyeno. 1993. Paralichthys yamanai, a new middle Miocene lefteye flatfish from Tottori, Japan. Bulletin of the Natural Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C 19(1):1-9

Belongs to Paralichthys according to K. Sakamoto and T. Uyeno 1993

Sister taxa: Paralichthys (Vorator), Paralichthys antiquus, Paralichthys californicus

Type specimen: TRPM 664-156, a skeleton. Its type locality is Miyanoshita, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Iwami Formation of Japan.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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