Albula Gronow 1763 (bonefish)

Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Albulidae

Parent taxon: Albulidae according to R. E. Weems 1999

See also Applegate 1970, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Casier 1966, Estes 1969, Nolf and Dockery 1990, Sepkoski 2002, Stringer 1998, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Albulidarum, Anclyostylos, Anogmius, Apsopelix, Coriops, Cretalbula, Deltaichthys, Farinichthys, Istieus, Lebonichthys, Metalbula, Prochanos, Syntegmodus

Subtaxa: Albula bashiana Albula dunklei Albula eppsi Albula lapidosa

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of United States (4: Virginia)

• Eocene of United States (4: Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Alabama), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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