Pogonias cromis Cope 1869 (black drum)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

Belongs to Pogonias according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

See also Cione et al. 2000 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Pogonias multidentatus, Pogonias stringeri

Ecology: nektonic omnivore


• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), United States (6: Florida, Georgia, Maryland)

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

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (4: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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