†family Lutianidae (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Lutianidae

Parent taxon: Percoidea according to E. Casier 1966

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Apolectidae, Bathyclupeidae, Blotichthys, Bradyurus, Cepolidae, Chilodipteridae, Dules, Enoplosus, Ephippididae, Frigoichthys, Frippia, Gillidia, Ioscionidae, Jimtylerius, Maenidae, Malacopygaeus, Montepostalia, Oliganodon, Parapelates, Pavarottia, Pelates, Perca, Percidae, Percoidae, Platacidae, Pomadasyidae, Pygaeus, Smerdis, Sparoidea, Squamibolcoides, Veronabrax, Voltamulloides

Subtaxa: Caesio Etelinus Lutianus Xenistius

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: Louisiana)

Total: 10 collections including 14 occurrences

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