Acipenser Linnaeus 1758 (sturgeon)

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Acipenserini according to L. Grande and W. E. Bemis 1996

See also Casier 1966, Estes 1964, Estes 1969, Estes 1976, Grande and Hilton 2006, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Jordan 1907, Leriche 1942, Nessov 1997, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Weems 1999 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Acipenser albertensis Acipenser brevirostrum Acipenser eruciferus Acipenser fulvescens Acipenser gigantissimus Acipenser molassicus Acipenser ornatus Acipenser oxyrhynchus Acipenser toliapicus Acipenser tuberculosus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Quebec collection), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: California, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), Ukraine (1), United States (6: Maryland, Nebraska, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (5: Montana, North Dakota)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (26: Alberta), the Russian Federation (1), United States (33: Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 95 collections each including a single occurrence

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