†family Nursallidae Blot 1987 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Nursallidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodontiformes according to K. Shimada et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Akromystax, Arcodonichthys, Grimmenodon, Gyrodontoidei, Gyronchus, Ichthyoceras, Phacodus, Polygyrodus, Pycnodontoidei, Tibetodus, Trewavasia

Subtaxa: Nursallia Palaeobalistum

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Lebanon (1), United States (10: Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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