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Temporal range: Lutetian[1]
Eozanclus brevirostris.jpg
Artist's reconstruction
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zanclidae
Genus: Eozanclus
Species: E. brevirostris
Binomial name
Eozanclus brevirostris

Eozanclus brevirostris is an extinct relative of the Moorish Idol that lived from the Lutetian epoch of Monte Bolca.[1] It differs from its living relative by having a much shorter snout.

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  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2009-02-27.