Family Macrouridae Jordan and Evermann 1898 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae

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

See also David 1943, Fierstine et al. 2012, Jordan 1963, Lin et al. 2017, Lin et al. 2017, Schwarzhans 2003 and Schwarzhans et al. 2017

Sister taxon: Steindachneriidae

Subtaxa: Amblygoniolepidus Bathygadus Bolbocara Calilepidus Coelorhynchus Coelorinchus Coryphaenoides Gadomus Homeocoryphaenoides Homeomacrurus Homeonezumia Hymenocephalus Leptacantholepidus Macrourinae Nezumia Oxygoniolepidus Promacrurus Pyknolepidus Trachyrhynchus Trachyrincinae Trachyrincus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (5)

• Pliocene of Greece (1)

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

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), Italy (10), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: California)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), United States (3: Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), France (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4)

Total: 41 collections including 96 occurrences

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