Scarus Gronovius 1763 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Scaridae

Parent taxon: Scaridae according to M. I. Weisler 2001

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Westneat and Alfaro 2005

Sister taxa: Bolbometopon, Calotomus, Cetoscarus, Hipposcarus, Pacuarescarus, Scarinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Marshall Islands (5)

• Miocene of Portugal (1), Sri Lanka (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 9 collections including 14 occurrences

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