Opisthonema Gill 1862 (hering)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Parent taxon: Clupeidae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

See also David 1943 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alisea, Alosa, Alosinae, Audenaerdia, Bolcaichthys, Chasmoclupea, Clupea, Clupeidarum, Clupeinae, Dorosomatinae, Engraulis, Eoalosa, Epelichthys, Etringus, Etrumeus, Ganoessus, Ganolytes, Nolfia, Pellonula, Pellonulinae, Pomolobus, Quisque, Sardina, Sardinella, Sardinius, Trollichthys, Wisslerius, Xenophanis, Xenothrissa, Xyne, Xyrinius

Subtaxa: Opisthonema palosverdensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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