Family Apogonidae Bonaparte 1846 (Cardinalfish)

Actinopteri - Kurtiformes - Apogonidae

Parent taxon: Apogonoidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014, Casier 1966, Jordan 1963, Khajuria and Prasad 1998, Nolf and Dockery 1993 and Nolf and Dockery 1990

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apogon Apogonidarum Apogoniscus Bolcapogon Eoapogon Eosphaeramia Serranidarum

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1), Panama (2), Venezuela (1)

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

• Eocene of France (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of India (1)

Total: 25 collections including 35 occurrences

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