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Menidae (moonfish)

Actinopteri - Menidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Menidae Gill
1963Menidae Jordan p. 685
1980Menidae Danil'chenko p. 129
2005Menidae Friedman and Johnson p. 771
2013Menidae Betancur-R. et al.
2014Menidae Bannikov p. 28
2014Menidae Carnevale et al. p. 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
RankNameAuthor
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Carangimorpharia
Carangimorphariae
familyMenidaeGill 1885
familyMenidaeGill 1885

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: omnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:44:22
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:44:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Thanetian to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 59.20000 to 15.97000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 56.0 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Turkmenistan Mene triangulum (186444)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Peru Mene purdyi (112144)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy Mene rhombea, Mene oblonga (94830)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Kachchh) Menidarum occultus (202251)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3France Mene ornatissima (188958)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Indonesia (Java) Menidarum occultus (202252)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03Czech Republic (Tschechien) Mene pusilla (185664)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Venezuela (Paraguana) Mene sp. (118106)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Greece (Crete) Mene psarianosi (162725)