Jefitchia Frizzell and Dante 1965 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718

Parent taxon: Sciaenoidei according to D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante 1965

See also Ebersole et al. 2019 and Lancaster 1986

Sister taxon: Pseudoeleginus

Subtaxa: Jefitchia claybornensis Jefitchia copelandi

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Eocene of United States (12: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas collections)

• Tertiary of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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