Belone Oken 1816 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Beloniformes - Belonidae

Alternative spelling: Belona

Parent taxon: Belonidae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

See also Domning and Clark 1993, Sauvage 1873 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Platybelone

Subtaxa: Belone acutirostris Belone countermani

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Greece (3), Italy (2)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of United States (2: Louisiana)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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