Caranx Lacépède 1802 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Carangiformes - Carangidae

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

See also Danil'chenko 1960, de Beaufort 1926, Eastman 1904, Pauca 1929 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Caranx baltruschi Caranx femeri Caranx gracilis Caranx macoveii Caranx orolomaensis Caranx primaevus Caranx weileri

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

• Eocene of United States (3: California)

Total: 12 collections including 15 occurrences

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