Pseudosparnodus Day 2002 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Full reference: J. J. Day. 2002. Evolutionary relationships of the Sparidae (Teleostei: Percoidei): integrating fossil and Recent data. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 93(4):333-353

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Bannikov 2014 and Day 2002

Sister taxa: Abromasta, Archosargus, Dentex, Dentex microdon, Dentex ventralis, Dentinae, Diplodus, Ellaserrata, Pagellus, Pagrosomus, Pagrus, Sciaenurus, Sparidarum, Sparnodus, Sparus, Spicara

Subtaxa: Pseudosparnodus microstomus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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