Leiostomus Lacépède 1802 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthomorphata - Sciaenidae

Parent taxon: Sciaenoidei according to J. E. Fitch and R. J. Lavenberg 1983

Sister taxa: Aplodinotus, Argyrosomus, Atractoscion, Corvina, Cynoscion, Equetus, Fisherichthys, Genyonemus, Jefitchia, Larimus, Lompochites, Lompoquia, Micropogonias, Platacodon, Pogonias, Pristipoma, Protosciaena, Pseudoumbrina, Sciaena, Sciaenops, Trewasciaena, Umbrina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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