Family Scaridae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Scaridae

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

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Labridae, Odacidae

Subtaxa: Bolbometopon Calotomus Cetoscarus Hipposcarus Pacuarescarus Scarinae Scarus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Greece (1), the Marshall Islands (5)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Costa Rica (1), France (1), Portugal (1), Sri Lanka (2)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 14 collections including 40 occurrences

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