Engraulis Cuvier 1817 (hering)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Parent taxon: Clupeidae according to A. Girone et al. 2006

See also Agassiz 1835, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Alisea, Alosa, Alosinae, Audenaerdia, Bolcaichthys, Chasmoclupea, Clupea, Clupeidarum, Clupeinae, Diradias, Dorosomatinae, Epelichthys, Etrumeus, Ganoessus, Ganolytes, Lembicus, Nolfia, Opisthonema, Pellonula, Pellonulinae, Pomolobus, Quisque, Sardina, Sardinella, Trollichthys, Wisslerius, Xenophanis, Xenothrissa, Xyne, Xyrinius

Subtaxa: Engraulis encrasicolus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), United States (2: California, Louisiana)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (2)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of Peru (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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