Orthopristis Girard 1858 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Haemulidae

Parent taxon: Haemulidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anisotremus, Haemulidarum, Haemulon

Subtaxa: Orthopristis ruber

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 7 collections including 9 occurrences

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