Centropristis Cuvier 1829 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Serranidae

Parent taxon: Serranidae according to J. E. Fitch and R. J. Lavenberg 1983

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allomorone, Diplectrum, Epigonus, Epinephelinae, Epinephelus, Mycteroperca, Palaeopercichthys, Paleoserranus, Paralabrax, Percostoma, Plesioserranus, Prolates, Properca, Protanthias, Seriphus, Serraninus, Serranopsis, Serranus, Tavania

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.