Family Phosichthyidae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae

Alternative spelling: Photichthyidae

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

See also Girone et al. 2006 and Lin et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Argyripnus, Danaphos, Diplophidae, Gonostomata, Gonostomatidae, Gonostomatoidei, Ichthyococcus, Ohuus, Paravinciguerria, Phosichthyoidei, Polymetme, Praewoodsia, Sahelinia, Sternoptyx, Stomiidae

Subtaxa: Vinciguerria Woodsia

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (2)

• Miocene of Italy (1), Japan (1), Ukraine (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (2), Georgia (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1)

• Eocene of Georgia (1)

Total: 20 collections including 26 occurrences

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