Echinelops

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Echinelops
Temporal range: Early Oligocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Elopiformes
Genus: Echinelops
Murray & Hoşgör, 2012
Type species
Echinelops ozcani
Murray & Hoşgör, 2012

Echinelops is an extinct genus of elopiform ray-finned fish known from the Early Oligocene of Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. It was first named by Alison M. Murray and Izzet Hoşgör in 2012 and the type species is Echinelops ozcani.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alison M. Murray and Izzet Hoşgör (2012). "An early Oligocene elopiform fish from a new locality in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32 (2): 296–303. doi:10.1080/02724634.2012.648248.