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Eobothus

Eobothus ('Dawn flounder') is an extinct genus of flatfish from the Eocene period of China, India and Europe. [1]

11 relations: Actinopterygii, Animal, Bothidae, Chordate, Dorsal fin, Eocene, Fish fin, Flatfish, Flounder, Genus, Heteronectes.

Actinopterygii

Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa).

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Bothidae

Lefteye flounders are a family, Bothidae, of flounders.

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Chordate

Chordates are animals possessing a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail for at least some period of their life cycles.

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Dorsal fin

A dorsal fin is a fin located on the backs of various unrelated marine and freshwater vertebrates, including most fish, cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), and the (extinct) ichthyosaurs.

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Eocene

The Eocene (symbol E&thinsp) Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.

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Fish fin

Fish fins are the most distinctive features of a fish, composed of bony spines protruding from the body with skin covering them and joining them together, either in a webbed fashion, as seen in most bony fish, or similar to a flipper, as seen in sharks.

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Flatfish

A flatfish is a member of the order Pleuronectiformes of ray-finned demersal fishes, also called the Heterosomata, sometimes classified as a suborder of Perciformes.

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Flounder

Flounder are a group of flatfish species.

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Genus

In biology, a genus (plural: genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms.

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Heteronectes

Heteronectes chaneti is a fossil fish which has been identified as an early relative of the flatfish, and as a transitional fossil.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eobothus

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