Family Menidae Gill 1885 (moonfish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Menidae

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

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014, Danil'chenko 1980, Friedman and Johnson 2005 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Carangiformes, Centropomidae, Istiophoriformes, Pleuronectiformes, Polynemidae, Sphyraenidae, Toxotidae

Subtaxa: Mene

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Greece (1 collection), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1)

• Eocene of France (1), Italy (1)

• Paleocene of Peru (1), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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