Sparus Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to D. S. Vicens and A. Rodríguez-Perea 2003

See also Danil'chenko 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Sparus brusinai Sparus cinctus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Italy (1), Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (1), Austria (3), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (3), Germany (1), Italy (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Spain (8)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 37 collections including 43 occurrences

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