Family Centrolophidae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Centrolophidae

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

See also Bannikov 2014, Jordan 1963 and Schwarzhans 2003

Sister taxa: Ariommatidae, Bramidae, Caristiidae, Chiasmodontidae, Gempylidae, Icosteidae, Nomeidae, Pomatomidae, Scombridae, Scombrolabracidae, Stromateidae, Thunnidae, Trichiuridae

Subtaxa: Centrolophidarum Mupus Zorzinia

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (2 collections)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Italy (2)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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