Family Gadidae Rafinesque 1810 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Gadidae

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

See also Danil'chenko 1960, David 1943, Jordan 1963, Long and Stilwell 2000, Pauca 1931, Schwarzhans 2003 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Bregmacerotidae, Lotidae, Merlucciidae, Moridae, Phycidae

Subtaxa: Arnoldina Eclipes Gadiculus Gadidarum Gadinae Gadus Melanogrammus Merlangiogadus Microgadus Micromesistius Palaeomolva Palimphemus Phycinae Phycis Protocolliolus Ranicipinae Trisopterus Urophycis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Estonia (1), Greenland (4), Italy (8), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: California, Louisiana, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (3), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (2), Ukraine (1), United States (8: California)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (9)

• Paleocene of Denmark (3)

Total: 77 collections including 119 occurrences

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