Pagellus Cuvier and Valenciennes 1830 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to P. A. M. Gaemers 1984

See also Agassiz 1835, Nolf and Steurbaut 1983 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Pagellus acarne Pagellus concavus Pagellus leptosteus Pagellus stenoura

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Hungary (1)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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