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Temporal range: Messinian[1]
Pseudovomer minutus.jpg
Artist's reconstruction
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Family: Carangidae
Genus: Pseudovomer
Species: P. minutus
Binomial name
Pseudovomer minutus
Sauvage, 1870

Pseudovomer minutus is an extinct species of prehistoric, Miocene carangid similar to the modern-day Lookdown, Selene vomer, that lived during the Messinian subepoch of what is now Sicily.[1]

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