Family Triglidae (sea robin)

Actinopteri - Scorpaeniformes - Triglidae

Parent taxon: Scorpaeniformes according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2118

See also Jordan 1963 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Aploactidae, Artedius, Caracanthidae, Chitonotus, Congiopodidae, Ctenopomichthys, Cyclopterus, Eosynanceja, Eutrigla, Gnathanacanthidae, Hoplichthys, Icelinus, Lepidocottus, Leptocottus, Malacocottus, Neoplatycephalus, Notesthes, Ophiodon, Pataecidae, Podothecus, Radulinus, Sebastes, Zaniolepis

Subtaxa: Acanthatrigla Chelidonichthys Peristedion Prionotus Pterygotrigla Trigla Triglidarum

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), United States (8: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

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

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Germany (1), Italy (2), Peru (1), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (3)

• Eocene of Germany (1)

Total: 25 collections including 31 occurrences

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