Family Cynoglossidae Jordan 1963 (flatfish)

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes - Cynoglossidae

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1963. The Genera of Fishes and a Classification of Fishes. Stanford University Press 1-816

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

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Achiridae, Achiropsettidae, Bothidae, Citharidae, Paralichthyidae, Pleuronectidae, Poecilopsettidae, Rhombosoleidae, Samaridae, Scophthalmidae, Soleidae, Soleoidae

Subtaxa: Symphurus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

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

• Miocene of Panama (2), Venezuela (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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