Family Catostomidae (carp-like fish)

Actinopteri - Cypriniformes - Catostomidae

Alternative spelling: Catostominae

Parent taxon: Cypriniformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Alvarado-Ortega et al. 2006, Fierstine et al. 2012, Hay 1902, Holman et al. 1986, Jordan 1963 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Acheilognathidae, Botiidae, Cobitidae, Cyprinidae, Gyrinocheilidae, Nemacheilidae, Siluri

Subtaxa: Carpiodes Catostomus Chasmistes Ictiobinae Xyrauchen

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (10: California, Kansas, Michigan, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of United States (1: Kansas)

• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado, Utah)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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