Citharichthys Bleeker 1862 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae

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

See also Casier 1966, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Evesthes, Paralichthys

Subtaxa: Citharichthys sordidus Citharichthys stigmaeus Citharichthys varians Citharichthys xanthostigma

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (3: California, Louisiana collections)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Panama (4), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of United States (1: Louisiana)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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