Family Cyprinidae Bonaparte 1832 (carp-like fish)

Actinopteri - Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae

Parent taxon: Cypriniformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Böhme 2008, Böhme 2010, Fierstine et al. 2012, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Leidy 1873, Mors et al. 2000, Seymour 2004 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Acheilognathidae, Botiidae, Catostomidae, Cobitidae, Gyrinocheilidae, Nemacheilidae, Siluri

Subtaxa: Acrocheilus Alisodon Amblypharyngodon Amyzon Aspius Barbinae Barbus Cultrinae Cyprininae Cyprinus Ecocarpia Gila Gobio Gobioninae Hexapsephus Iquius Lavinia Leuciscinae Leuciscus Mylocyprinus Nemachilus Orthodon Palaeoleuciscus Palaeotinca Phoxininae Planktophaga Ptychocheilus Puntius Rhodeus Siphateles Thynichthys Tinca Tincinae Xenocyprinae

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (5 collections), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (5), Ethiopia (1), Hungary (2), Kenya (9), Mexico (1), Niger (2), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), Sudan (1), Syria (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (11: California, Michigan, South Dakota, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: Arizona)

• Pliocene to Holocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Kenya (8), Spain (3)

• Pliocene of China (1), Ethiopia (1), Germany (1), Kenya (5), Moldova (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (7), Ukraine (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (1), Uganda (2)

• Miocene of Austria (3), China (4), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (12), Greece (3), India (1), Japan (1), Kenya (7), Moldova (1), Nepal (1), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), South Korea (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (9), Thailand (3), Tunisia (2), Turkey (2), Ukraine (1), United States (2: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Oligocene of China (1), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (3), Kazakhstan (1), Romania (1), Switzerland (1), United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), China (2), Pakistan (1), United States (2: Wyoming), Vietnam (2)

• Jurassic of Greenland (2)

Total: 178 collections including 255 occurrences

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