Lates Cuvier 1828 (lates)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Latidae

Parent taxon: Latidae according to A. M. Murray and Y. S. Attia 2004

See also Agassiz 1835 and Sereno et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Eolates

Subtaxa: Lates gibbus Lates gracilis Lates macrurus Lates niloticus Lates noteus Lates qatraniensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (5 collections), Egypt (2), Kenya (3), Niger (3), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene to Holocene of Uganda (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Kenya (15), Uganda (6)

• Pliocene of Chad (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Kenya (3), Tanzania (3), Uganda (10), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Kenya (2), Uganda (32)

• Miocene of Egypt (2), Kenya (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (1), Tunisia (5)

• Eocene of Libya (2)

Total: 107 collections including 111 occurrences

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