Sargus Walbaum 1792 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Chapman 1918, Davis 1888 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Sargus cuvieri Sargus laticonus Sargus oranensis

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection), New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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