Family Trichiuridae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Trichiuridae

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

See also Casier 1966, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Danil'chenko 1960, Danil'chenko 1980, Jordan 1963, Monsch 2004, Monsch and Bannikov 2011, Szabo et al. 2017, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Ariommatidae, Bramidae, Caristiidae, Centrolophidae, Chiasmodontidae, Gempylidae, Icosteidae, Nomeidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Scombrolabracidae, Stromateidae, Thunnidae

Subtaxa: Anenchelum Aphanopus Eutrichiurides Lepidopus Trichiurichthys Trichiuridarum Trichiurides Trichiurinae

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections), the Netherlands (1), United States (1: Georgia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Cyprus (1), Greece (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Azerbaijan (2), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (1), Greece (2), India (1), Italy (4), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (3), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Poland (1), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Switzerland (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Georgia (1), India (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (9: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana), Western Sahara (2)

Total: 68 collections including 82 occurrences

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