Eomola

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Eomola
Temporal range: Middle Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Molidae
Genus: Eomola
Tyler and Bannikov, 1992
Species
  • E. bimaxillaria Tyler and Bannikov, 1992 (type)

Eomola is an extinct genus of sunfish from the middle Eocene. Its fossils have been found in Russia. Eomola was described in 1992 by James Tyler and Alexandre Bannikov, and the type species is E. bimaxillaria.[1]

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  1. ^ Tyler, James C.; Bannikov, Alexandre F. (1992). "New genus of primitive ocean sunfish with separate premaxillae from the Eocene of Southwest Russia (Molidae, Tetraodontiformes)". Copeia. Copeia, Vol. 1992, No. 4. 1992 (4): 1014–1023. JSTOR 1446631. doi:10.2307/1446631. 

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