†suborder Myctophoidei (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes

Parent taxon: Salmoniformes according to K. Kumar and R. S. Loyal 1987

See also Applegate 1970, Casier 1965 and Prokofiev 2006

Sister taxa: Barcarenichthys, Casieroides, Chardonius, Cimolichthyoidei, Eosalmo, Esocoidea, Gharbouria, Ginsburgia, Goudkoffia, Helgolandichthys, Hucho, Natlandia, Prosopium, Pseudoleptolepis, Salmonidae, Salmoniformorum, Smilodonichthys, Thaumaturus, Thymallus, Umbra

Subtaxa: Enchodontidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Eocene of India (1), Spain (1), Uzbekistan (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: Arkansas, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1), Brazil (5), Canada (8: Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Egypt (3), Equatorial Guinea (1), France (2), India (4), Israel (3), Italy (2), Japan (2), Jordan (3), Lebanon (1), Libya (1), Mali (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Niger (7), Palestinian Territory (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), Syria (8), United States (51: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 127 collections including 154 occurrences

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