Archosargus Gill 1865 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Parent taxon: Sparoidei according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

See also Morgan and Portell 1996

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

Subtaxa: Archosargus probatocephalus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida, Georgia collections)

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

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida, Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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