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Leptolepis Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Teleostei - Leptolepididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35266

Synonyms: Ascalabos Münster 1839 (no. 99547), Megastoma Costa 1850 (no. 99549), Oxygonius Agassiz 1845 (no. 99840), Sarginites Costa 1850 (no. 99548), Tharsis Giebel 1848 (no. 35302)

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Leptolepididae according to G. Arratia 2017

Sister taxa: Longileptolepis, Lycoptera, Proleptolepis

Subtaxa: Leptolepis africana, Leptolepis autissiodorensis, Leptolepis brodiei, Leptolepis concentricus, Leptolepis coryphaenoides, Leptolepis disjectus, Leptolepis gregarius, Leptolepis jaegeri, Leptolepis koonwarri, Leptolepis lowei, Leptolepis macrophthalmus, Leptolepis nevadensis, Leptolepis normandica, Leptolepis saltviciensis, Leptolepis talbragarensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore