Trichiurus Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Trichiuridae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Trichiurinae according to K. A. Monsch 2004

See also Hay 1902, Leidy 1860, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and White 1926

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Trichiurus lepturus Trichiurus miocaenus Trichiurus oshosunensis

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Type: Trichiurus lepturus

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Georgia collection)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), India (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (9: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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