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Percopsidae

Actinopteri - Percopsiformes - Percopsidae

Taxonomy
Percopsidae was named by Regan (1911). It is extant. Its type is Percopsis.

It was assigned to Salmopercae by Jordan (1963); to Paracanthopterygii by Murray (1996); and to Percopsiformes by Betancur-R et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Percopsidae Regan
1963Percopsidae Jordan p. 665
1996Percopsidae Murray p. 642
2013Percopsidae Betancur-R. et al.

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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)
Paracanthomorphacea
Percopsaria
orderPercopsiformesBerg 1940
familyPercopsidaeRegan 1911
familyPercopsidaeRegan 1911

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 Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Wasatchian or 58.70000 to 50.30000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 56.0 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Canada (Alberta) Percopsidae indet. (24926)
Tiffanian - Paleocene61.7 - 56.0Canada (Alberta) Paracanthopterygia indet. (22732)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Canada (Alberta) Percopsidae indet. (133214)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Amphiplaga sp. (74617)