Family Polymixiidae (beardfish)

Actinopteri - Polymixiiformes - Polymixiidae

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

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Aipichthyoides, Berycopsia, Dalmatichthys, Homonotichthys, Omosoma, Paraipichthys, Polymixia, Pycnosterinx, Pycnosteroididae

Subtaxa: Parapolymixia

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: Alaska, California collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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