Hygophum Bolin 1939 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes

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

See also Carnevale 2007, Girone et al. 2006, Legendre et al. 2020, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Benthosema, Electrona, Myctophini, Myctophum, Symbolophorus, Tarletonbeania

Subtaxa: Hygophum agatense Hygophum benoiti Hygophum derthonensis Hygophum hygomi Hygophum macrochir

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (10 collections), Italy (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (2), Italy (4), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Greece (4), Italy (14), Japan (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 44 collections including 62 occurrences

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