†family Pterothrissidae Gill 1893 (bonefish)

Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Pterothrissidae

Parent taxon: Albuloidei according to W. Schwarzhans and A. Bratischko 2011

See also Casier 1966, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Fitch and Lavenberg 1983, Gaemers 1984, Jordan 1963, Nolf and Dockery 1993, Nolf and Dockery 1990, Schwarzhans 2003 and Schwarzhans 2007

Sister taxa: Albuloidea, Bananogmiidae, Thryptodontidae

Subtaxa: Pteralbula Pterothrissus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Italy (1), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Japan (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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