Actinopteri - Istiophoriformes - Istiophoridae
Belongs to Makaira according to K. M. Cantalice et al. 2019
See also Carnevale and Godfrey 2018, Fierstine 1998, Fierstine 2001, Fierstine 2006, Fierstine et al. 2001, Fierstine et al. 2012 and Monsch 2004
Sister taxa: Makaira belgicus, Makaira indica, Makaira panamensis, Makaira purdyi, Makaira teretirostris
Ecology: nektonic omnivore
• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections), United States (1: North Carolina)
• Miocene of Panama (1), United States (1: Virginia)
Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence
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