Family Engraulidae (herring)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

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

See also Grande 1982 and Jordan 1963

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

Subtaxa: Coilinae Engraulinae Engraulites

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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