Oligolactoria

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Oligolactoria
Temporal range: Early Oligocene[1]
Oligolactoria bubiki.jpg
Artist's reconstruction
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Ostraciidae
Genus: Oligolactoria
Tyler & Gregorova, 1991
Species: O. bubiki
Binomial name
Oligolactoria bubiki
Tyler & Gregorova, 1991

Oligolactoria bubiki is an extinct prehistoric boxfish that lived during the Rupelian epoch from the Middle Oligocene of Moravia, Czech Republic.[1]

In life, it would have strongly resembled a modern cowfish (genus Lactoria).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2009-02-27.