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Anaethalion knorri, Eichstatt, Germany, Late Jurassic - Royal Ontario Museum - DSC00045.JPG
Anaethalion knorri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Elopiformes
Genus: Anaethalion

Anaethalion is an extinct genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish.


  • Arratia, GF, "Anaethalion and similar teleosts (Actinopterygii, Pisces) from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) of southern Germany and their relationships", Palaeontographica Abteilung A Palaeozoologie-Stratigraphie, vol. 200, issue 1-3, pp. 1–44. ISSN 0375-0442.
  • Poyato-Ariza, Francisco José, "The elopiform fish Anaethalion angustus restored, with comments on individual variation", Mesozoic Fishes 2 – Systematics and Fossil Record, G. Arratia & H.-P. Schultze (eds.): pp. 361–36. ISBN 3-931516-48-2.

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