Sparidarum Bonaparte 1832 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Alternative spelling: Otolithus (Sparidarum)

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to W. Schwarzhans 2007

See also Nolf and Steurbaut 1983

Sister taxa: Abromasta, Archosargus, Dentex, Dentex microdon, Dentex ventralis, Dentinae, Diplodus, Ellaserrata, Pagellus, Pagrosomus, Pagrus, Pseudosparnodus, Sciaenurus, Sparnodus, Sparus, Spicara

Subtaxa: Otolithus (Sparidarum) mutinensis Sparidarum rutoti

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (2)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Paleocene of Denmark (3), Ukraine (1)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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