Gasterosteus Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gasterosteiformes

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Gasterosteiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aulorhynchus, Centriscidae, Gasterorhamphosus, Macrorhamphosidae, Nerophis, Protorhamphosus, Solenostomus, Urosphenopsis

Subtaxa: Gasterosteus aculeatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador collection), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: California)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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