†superfamily Clupeoidea (herring)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Parent taxon: Clupeoidei according to S. P. Applegate 1970

See also Casier 1966

Sister taxa: Ancylostylidae, Chirocentridae, Clupavidae, Clupeidae, Cromeriidae, Dorosomidae, Dussumieriidae, Engraulidae, Erythrinolepidae, Macristiidae, Notogoneidae, Phractolaemidae, Pristigasteridae, Ranulfoichthys, Scombroclupea

Subtaxa: Halecopsidae Pseudoetringus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: California collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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