Sparnodus Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Agassiz 1835, Bannikov 2014, Danil'chenko 1980, Day 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Sparnodus altivelis Sparnodus elongatus Sparnodus eotauricus Sparnodus macrophthalmus Sparnodus micracanthus Sparnodus ovalis Sparnodus vulgaris

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Type: Sparnodus ovalis

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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