Family Albulidae Bleeker 1859 (bonefish)

Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Albulidae

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

See also Applegate 1970, Bryant 1989, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Casier 1966, Estes 1964, Estes 1969, Estes and Berberian 1970, Fielitz and Bardack 1992, Forey et al. 2003, Jordan 1963, Nolf and Dockery 1993, Nolf and Dockery 1990, Peng et al. 2001, Shimada et al. 2006, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1999 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Albuloidei, Baugeichthys

Subtaxa: Albula Albulidarum Anclyostylos Anogmius Coriops Cretalbula Deltaichthys Farinichthys Istieus Lebonichthys Metalbula Prochanos

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Type: Deltaichthys

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of United States (4: Virginia)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (4: Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (1)

• Paleocene of Brazil (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Alabama, Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Canada (52: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Italy (1), Lebanon (1), Spain (1), United States (20: Alabama, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (5)

Total: 97 collections including 99 occurrences

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