Syngnathus emeritus Fritzsche 1980 (pipefish)

Actinopteri - Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae

Full reference: R. A. Fritzsche. 1980. Revision of the eastern Pacific Syngnathidae (Pisces: Syngnathiformes), including both recent and fossil forms. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 42(6):181-227

Belongs to Syngnathus according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

See also Fritzsche 1980

Sister taxa: Syngnathus albyi, Syngnathus altus, Syngnathus avus, Syngnathus breviculus, Syngnathus californiensis, Syngnathus carinatus, Syngnathus euchrous, Syngnathus incertus, Syngnathus incompletus, Syngnathus insulae, Syngnathus leptorhynchus, Syngnathus macrobrachium, Syngnathus opisthopterus, Siphostoma auliscus, Siphostoma exile

Type specimen: LCAM 27445, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is San Dimas, which is in a Tortonian marine horizon in the Puente Formation of California.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at San Dimas

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