Clade Mugilomorphae (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata

Alternative spelling: Mugilomorpha

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

See also Long 2011

Sister taxa: Ambassidae, Atherinomorphae, Blenniimorphae, Cichlomorphae, Embiotocidae, Plesiopidae, Polycentridae, Pomacentridae, Pseudochromidae

Subtaxa: Mugiliformes

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (4: Florida, Georgia)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Azerbaijan (1), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (1), Panama (1), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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