Family Salmonidae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Salmonidae

Parent taxon: Salmoniformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Fierstine et al. 2012, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963 and Wilson 1967

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

Subtaxa: Leptichthys Oncorhynchus Osmerus Rhabdofario Salvelinus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: British Columbia, Quebec collections), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Michigan)

• Blancan of United States (1: Idaho)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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