Myctophum Rafinesque 1810 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes

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

See also Ciobanu 1977, Denton 2013, Gaudant et al. 2005, Girone et al. 2006, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

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

Subtaxa: Myctophum americanum Myctophum antelaternatum Myctophum asperum Myctophum columnae Myctophum danielli Myctophum licatae Myctophum praepterotum Myctophum probenoiti Myctophum punctatum Myctophum robustus Myctophum splendidum Myctophum weileri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (7 collections), Italy (6)

• Pliocene of Greece (2), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (4), Germany (1), Greece (17), Italy (18), United States (1: California), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

• Eocene of United States (3: Texas)

Total: 62 collections including 101 occurrences

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