Order Lampridiformes Olney et al. 1993 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Lampridiformes

Parent taxon: Lampridacea according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale 2004, Gottfried et al. 2006, Nelson 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Analectis Ateleopus Bajaichthyidae Bathysoma Danatinia Eolophotes Lamprididae Palaeocentrotus Pegasus volans Protolophotus Regalecidae Trachipteridae Turkmene Veliferidae

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Algeria (2 collections)

• Oligocene of Georgia (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Italy (2)

• Paleocene of Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 8 collections including 13 occurrences

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