Diplectrum Holbrook 1855 (sand perch)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Serranidae

Parent taxon: Serranidae according to G. L. Stringer 1998

See also Fitch and Lavenberg 1983

Sister taxa: Allomorone, Centropristis, Epigonus, Epinephelinae, Epinephelus, Mycteroperca, Palaeopercichthys, Paleoserranus, Paralabrax, Percostoma, Plesioserranus, Prolates, Properca, Protanthias, Seriphus, Serraninus, Serranopsis, Serranus, Tavania

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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