Scorpaena Linnaeus 1758 (scorpionfish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Scorpaenidae

Parent taxon: Scorpaenidae according to W. Schwarzhans 2003

See also David 1943, Pauca 1929, Schwarzhans 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Pontinus, Rhomarchus, Rixator, Scorpaenidarum, Scorpaenoides, Sebastavus, Sebastodes

Subtaxa: Scorpaena corallophilus Scorpaena osterodenensis Scorpaena pilari Scorpaena tessieri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Italy (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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