Porichthys Girard 1854 (toadfish)

Actinopteri - Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Batrachoididarum, Opsanus

Subtaxa: Porichthys myriaste Porichthys notatus Porichthys pedemontanus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: California, Louisiana collections)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Greece (1), Italy (7), Panama (2)

Total: 15 collections including 18 occurrences

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