Sphyraena Walbaum 1792 (barracuda)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Sphyraenidae

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

See also Agassiz 1835, Bannikov 2014, Carnevale and Godfrey 2118, Casier 1966, de Beaufort 1926, Purdy et al. 2001, Schultz 1978, Schwarzhans 2007, Sepkoski 2002, Stringer 1998, Szabo et al. 2017, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1999, Weiler 1938 and White 1926

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Sphyraena barracuda Sphyraena bognorensis Sphyraena bolcensis Sphyraena carinata Sphyraena crassidens Sphyraena lugardi Sphyraena pannonica Sphyraena substriata

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), United States (6: California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Brazil (2), Costa Rica (2), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), India (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), United States (6: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (2), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Germany (1), India (1), Italy (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia), Western Sahara (2)

• Cretaceous of India (1), United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 65 collections including 67 occurrences

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