Order Alepisauriformes Regan 1911 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Alepisauriformes

Parent taxon: Eurypterygii according to P. L. Forey et al. 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aulopa, Ctenosquamata

Subtaxa: Cheirothrix Cyranichthys Dercetoides Hemisaurida Ichthyotringoidei Lestidiops Phylactocephalus Rharbichthys Volcichthys

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Italy (5)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Mali (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (18: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland , Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (1)

• Tertiary of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Cretaceous of Israel (2), Italy (2), Jordan (2), Lebanon (1), Mali (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), Niger (5), Palestinian Territory (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Syria (3), United States (7: Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina)

Total: 76 collections including 85 occurrences

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