Prionotus Lacépède 1802 (sea robin)

Actinopteri - Scorpaeniformes - Triglidae

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

See also Casier 1966, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Acanthatrigla, Chelidonichthys, Peristedion, Pterygotrigla, Trigla, Triglidarum

Subtaxa: Prionotus carolinus Prionotus evolans Prionotus gibbosus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (8: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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