Microgadus Gill 1865 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Gadidae

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

See also Casier 1966, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arnoldina, Arnoldites, Eclipes, Gadiculus, Gadidarum, Gadinae, Gadus, Melanogrammus, Merlangiogadus, Micromesistius, Palaeomolva, Palimphemus, Phycinae, Phycis, Progadus, Protocolliolus, Ranicipinae, Trisopterus, Urophycis

Subtaxa: Microgadus proximus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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