Archaeus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Carangiformes - Carangidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Carangidae according to P. G. Danil'chenko 1980

See also Danil'chenko 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aipichthys, Carangidarum, Caranx, Ceratoichthys, Decapterus, Eastmanalepes, Equula, Lichia, Oligoplites, Paratrachinotus, Pseudovomer, Seriola, Teratichthys, Trachicaranx, Trachurus, Vomeropsis

Subtaxa: Archaeus glarisianus Archaeus oblongus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene to Miocene of Georgia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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