Eothynnus Woodward 1901 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1901. Catalogue of Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History), Part IV 1-636

Parent taxon: Thunninae according to A. F. Bannikov 1979

See also Casier 1966, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Allothunnus, Auxis, Euthynnus, Katsuwonus, Thunnus, Woodwardella

Subtaxa: Eothynnus salmoneus

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Type: Eothynnus salmoneus

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at London Clay, Isle of Sheppey (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

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