Cynoscion Gill 1861 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

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

See also David 1943, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Pseudoeleginus

Subtaxa: Cynoscion (Aristoscion) Cynoscion eprepes

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Louisiana, Virginia collections)

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

• Miocene of Panama (4), United States (1: California), Venezuela (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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