Opsanus Rafinesque 1818 (toadfish)

Actinopteri - Batrachoidiformes - Batrachoididae

Parent taxon: Batrachoididae according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2018

See also Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Batrachoididarum, Porichthys

Subtaxa: Opsanus tao

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida, Georgia, Virginia collections)

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

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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