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Atherinidae

Actinopteri - Atheriniformes - Atherinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Atherinidae Jordan p. 677
1966Atherinidae Casier p. 454
2013Atherinidae Betancur-R. et al.
2014Atherinidae Bannikov p. 26
2014Atherinidae 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)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Carangimorpharia
Ovalentariae
superorderAtherinomorphae()
orderAtheriniformesRosen 1966
familyAtherinidae
familyAtherinidae

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 Ypresian to the top of the Ionian or 56.00000 to 0.12600 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 47.8 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy Atherina macrocephala (94830)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Atherinidae indet. (75638)
Altonian19.0 - 15.9New Zealand Trachinus mutabilis (67899 67900)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Atherinidarum brzobohatyi (69098)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kazakhstan Atherina gidjakensis (174760 174955)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Greece (Crete) Atherina sp. (207587)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Italy Atherinidarum sp. (178120)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Jamaica Atherinomorus stipes (186673)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Greece (Crete) Atherina boyeri (207357)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Atherinidae indet. (22712)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Greece (Rhodes) Atherina sp. (207580 207581)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Greece (Rhodes) Atherina boyeri (207569)
Ionian0.781 - 0.126Greece (Rhodes) Atherina boyeri (207568 207570)