Paralbula Blake 1940 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae

Parent taxon: Phyllodontidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Bryant 1989, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Estes 1969, Estes and Berberian 1970, Peng et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Egertonia, Paralbulinae, Phyllodontinae, Phyllodus

Subtaxa: Paralbula casei Paralbula marylandica Paralbula salvania Paralbula stromeri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (3: Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: Arkansas, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (52: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Spain (1), United States (20: Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wyoming)

Total: 79 collections including 80 occurrences

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