Arius rutschi Casier 1958 (Ariid catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Ariidae

Full reference: E. Casier. 1958. Contribution à l'étude des Poissons fossiles des Antiles. Mémoires Suisses de Paléontologie 74:1-95

Belongs to Arius according to E. Casier 1958

Sister taxa: Arius africanus, Arius amekiensis, Arius angulatus, Arius crassus, Arius danicus, Arius germanicus, Arius hewardbelli, Arius kitsoni, Arius russi, Arius subtilis, Arius tenuis, Arius vangionis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spa Peak, which is in a Lutetian marine limestone in the Scotland Formation of Barbados

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Barbados (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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