Family Mugilidae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Mugiliformes - Mugilidae

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

See also Danil'chenko 1960, Fierstine et al. 2012, Hay 1902 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Chelon Liza Mugil Syllaemus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (4: Florida, Georgia)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Azerbaijan (1), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (1), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (1), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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