Thunnus South 1845 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Invalid subtaxa: Albacora Jordan 1888, Orcynus Agassiz 1843 [replaced name], Thynnus Cuvier 1816 [objective synonym], Thynnus (Orcynus) Agassiz 1843 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Thunninae according to K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov 2011

See also Bannikov 1979, Carnevale and Godfrey 2018, Collette and Gibbs 1964, Collette et al. 2001, Danil'chenko 1960, Danil'chenko 1980, David 1943, Fierstine et al. 2012, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Klawe 1977, Monsch 2004, Pauca 1931, Purdy et al. 2001, Sauvage 1873, Sepkoski 2002, Serdy 2004, Starks 1910 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Allothunnus, Auxis, Eothynnus, Euthynnus, Katsuwonus, Woodwardella

Subtaxa: Thunnus (Alciola) Thunnus abchazicus Thunnus alalunga Thunnus albacares Thunnus atlanticus Thunnus krambergeri Thunnus lanceolatus Thunnus latior Thunnus maccoyii Thunnus obesus Thunnus orientalis Thunnus secretus Thunnus thynnus Thunnus tonggol Thynnus (Orcynus) scaldisii Thynnus angustus Thynnus bolcensis Thynnus proximus Thynnus scaldisii

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), the United Kingdom (2)

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

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (4: California, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Eocene of Georgia (1), Italy (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 18 collections including 21 occurrences

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