Tribe Thunnini Starks 1910 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Alternative spelling: Thunninae

Full reference: E. C. Starks. 1910. The Osteology and mutual relationships of the fishes belonging to the Family Scombridae. Journal of Morphology 21(1):77-99

Parent taxon: Scombrinae according to K. A. Monsch and A. F. Bannikov 2011

See also Collette et al. 2001, Klawe 1977, Serdy 2004 and Starks 1910

Sister taxa: Eocoelopomini, Sardini, Scomberomorini, Scombrini, Scombrinus

Subtaxa: Allothunnus Auxis Eothynnus Euthynnus Katsuwonus Thunnus Woodwardella

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1), Chile (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), United States (4: California, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (1), the Czech Republic (1), Georgia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Eocene of Georgia (1), Italy (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 24 collections including 35 occurrences

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