Hygophum Bolin 1939 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes

Parent taxon: Myctophinae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

See also Girone et al. 2006, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Benthosema, Electrona, Myctophini, Myctophum, Symbolophorus, Tarletonbeania

Subtaxa: Hygophum agatense Hygophum benoiti Hygophum derthonensis Hygophum hygomi Hygophum macrochir

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (10 collections), Italy (6)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Greece (4), Italy (14), Venezuela (1)

Total: 40 collections including 57 occurrences

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