Micropterus Lacépède 1802 (black bass)

Actinopteri - Centrarchiformes - Centrarchidae

Parent taxon: Centrarchidae according to R. L. Wilson 1967

See also Hershkovitz 1966

Sister taxa: Archoplites, Chaenobryttus, Lepomis, Pomoxis

Subtaxa: Micropterus salmoides

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan collections)

• Miocene of United States (3: Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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