Lophius brachysomus
Caruso brachysomus by avancna-d4il4dg
A restoration of Lophius brachysomus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Lophiidae
Genus: Lophius
Species: L. brachysomus
Binomial name
Lophius brachysomus
Agassiz, 1835
  • Eosladenia caucasica

Lophius brachysomus is an extinct species of anglerfish in the Lophiidae family. It was described by Louis Agassiz in 1835 and as of 2003 was discovered by A.F. Bannikov in North Caucasus. It lived during middle Eocene and disappeared during the same time.