Family Aulopidae Cope 1872 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Aulopidae

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

See also Casier 1966, Forey et al. 2003, Jordan 1963 and Schwarzhans 2003

Sister taxa: Pseudotrichonotidae, Synodontidae

Subtaxa: Aulopopsis Aulopus Labrophagus Nematonotus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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