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Temporal range: Early- Middle Eocene[1]
Palaeoperca proxima.jpg
Palaeoperca proxima fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Subclass: Neopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Acanthopterygii
Order: Perciformes[2]
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Palaeoperca
Micklich, 1978

Palaeoperca is an extinct genus of prehistoric bony fish that lived from the early to middle Eocene.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 363: 1–560. Retrieved 2009-02-27. 
  2. ^ "Perciformes". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved November 18, 2012.