Palaeogadus Von Rath 1859 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Synonym: Nemopteryx Agassiz 1843

Parent taxon: Merlucciidae according to W. Schwarzhans 2007

See also Casier 1966, Danil'chenko 1960, Gaemers 1984, Jerzmanska 1968, Pauca 1931, Přikryl et al. 2016, Schwarzhans 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Macruroninae, Merlucciidarum, Merlucciinae, Merluccius, Promerluccius, Rhinocephalus

Subtaxa: Nemopteryx kubacskai Palaeogadus (Lotimorpha) Palaeogadus compactus Palaeogadus crassus Palaeogadus intergerinus Palaeogadus latebrosus Palaeogadus nodosus Palaeogadus ruisbroekensis Palaeogadus serratus Palaeogadus sinangulatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Germany (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Georgia (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Germany (2), Poland (2), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4)

Total: 15 collections including 17 occurrences

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