Urophycis Gill 1864 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Gadidae

Parent taxon: Gadidae according to J. E. Fitch and R. J. Lavenberg 1983

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arnoldina, Eclipes, Gadiculus, Gadidarum, Gadinae, Gadus, Melanogrammus, Merlangiogadus, Microgadus, Micromesistius, Palaeomolva, Palimphemus, Phycinae, Phycis, Protocolliolus, Ranicipinae, Trisopterus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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