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Lophius brachysomus Agassiz 1835 (anglerfish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Lophiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 357014

Belongs to Lophius according to O. Schultz 2006

Sister taxa: Lophius americanus, Lophius dolloi, Lophius orpiensis, Lophius piscatorius

Type specimen: MNHN Bol 42/43, a skeleton

Ecology: nektonic carnivore