Knightia Jordan 1907 (hering)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1907. The fossil fishes of California, with supplementary notes on other species of extinct fishes. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(7):95-144

Parent taxon: Pellonulinae according to L. Grande 1982

See also Jordan 1907 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Knightia andreae Knightia eocaena

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Type: Knightia eocaena

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Eocene of United States (5: Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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