†family Semionotidae Woodward 1890 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Semionotiformes - Semionotidae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1890. The fossil fishes of the Hawkesbury Series at Gosford. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. Palaeontology 4:1-57

Parent taxon: Semionotiformes according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

See also Arambourg and Bertin 1958, Beltan 1972, Cartanyá 1999, Casier 1965, De Lapparent 1955, Delsate 1997, Gardiner 1960, Goodwin et al. 1999, Hay 1902, Heckert 2004, Irmis 2005, Jordan 1963, Lombardo and Tintori 2008, López-Arbarello and Codorniú 2007, Schaeffer and Dunkle 1950, Tintori 1996, Tintori and Lombardo 2007, Tintori and Olivetti 1988, Woodward 1890, Woodward 1895 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Alleiolepis, Allelepidotus, Aphelolepis, Austrolepidotus, Callipurbeckiidae, Callopteus, Corunegenys, Enigmatichthys, Heterostrophus, Macrosemiidae, Orthurus, Pericentrophorus, Plesiolepidotus, Prionopleurus, Semionotoidei, Serrolepis, Sinosemionotus, Sphathiurus, Tungusichthyidae

Subtaxa: Acentrophorus Aetheolepis Aphnelepis Archaeolepidotus Hemicalypterus Pristisomus Sargodon Semionotus Semionotus serratus Tetragonolepis Tianfuichthys

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Chile (1), France (2), Morocco (1), Thailand (2), Tunisia (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Oklahoma, Utah)

• Jurassic of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Ethiopia (1), Germany (3), Madagascar (6), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, Utah)

• Triassic to Jurassic of France (1), Madagascar (2), United States (2: Utah)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Austria (1), Belgium (5), France (19), Germany (5), Italy (7), Luxembourg (1), Malaysia (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Switzerland (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (35: Arizona, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah)

• Permian of Germany (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (16)

Total: 158 collections including 177 occurrences

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