Ammodytes Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Uranoscopiformes - Ammodytidae

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: Ammodytidae according to J. E. Fitch and R. J. Lavenberg 1983

See also Danil'chenko 1960, Danil'chenko 1980, Jerzmanska 1968, Pauca 1929 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ammodytidarum, Gymnammodytes

Subtaxa: Ammodytes antipae Ammodytes antipai

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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