†suborder Ichthyotringoidei Goody 1969 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Alepisauriformes

Parent taxon: Alepisauriformes according to P. L. Forey et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Cheirothrix, Cyranichthys, Dercetoides, Hemisaurida, Lestidiops, Phylactocephalus, Rharbichthys, Volcichthys

Subtaxa: Dercetidae Ichthyotringidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (1 collection), Mali (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (18: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland , Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (1)

• Tertiary of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Cretaceous of Israel (2), Italy (2), Jordan (2), Lebanon (1), Mali (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Niger (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Syria (3), United States (7: Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina)

Total: 66 collections including 74 occurrences

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