Family Macrouridae Jordan and Evermann 1898 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae

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

See also David 1943, Jordan 1963, Lin et al. 2017, Lin et al. 2017, Schwarzhans 2003 and Schwarzhans et al. 2017

Sister taxon: Steindachneriidae

Subtaxa: Bathygadus Bolbocara Coelorhynchus Coelorinchus Coryphaenoides Gadomus Hymenocephalus Macrourinae Nezumia Trachyrhynchus Trachyrincinae Trachyrincus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (5 collections)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Italy (7), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), France (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4)

Total: 24 collections including 58 occurrences

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