Parapolymixia californica David 1946 (beardfish)

Actinopteri - Polymixiiformes - Polymixiidae

Full reference: L. R. David. 1946. Some typical Upper Eocene fish scales from California. Contributions to Paleontology, Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication 551:47-112

Belongs to Parapolymixia according to L. R. David 1946

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CIT 10323, a dermal scale. Its type locality is Western Gulf Oil Company, Lillis Welch No. 1, which is in an Eocene/Eocene marine shale in the Kreyenhagen Formation of California.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Eocene of United States (8: Alaska, California collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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