Bolcaichthys Marramá and Carnevale 2015 (hering)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Full reference: G. Marramá and G. Carnevale. 2015. The Eocene sardine †Bolcaichthys catopygopterus (Woodward, 1901) from Monte Bolca, Italy: osteology, taxonomy, and paleobiology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(6):e1014490

Parent taxon: Clupeidae according to G. Marramá and G. Carnevale 2015

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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