Family Carangidae Rafinesque 1815 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Carangiformes - Carangidae

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

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014, Casier 1966, Danil'chenko 1960, Danil'chenko 1980, David 1943, Jordan 1963, Purdy et al. 2001, Schwarzhans 2003, Weems 1999 and Woodward 1902

Sister taxa: Coryphaenidae, Echeneidae, Lactariidae, Nematistiidae, Rachycentridae

Subtaxa: Aipichthys Archaeus Carangidarum Caranx Ceratoichthys Decapterus Eastmanalepes Equula Lichia Oligoplites Paratrachinotus Pseudovomer Seriola Teratichthys Trachicaranx Trachurus Vomeropsis

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (2), United States (3: Florida, Louisiana)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Cyprus (1), Italy (3), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Austria (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (2), Panama (3), Ukraine (1), United States (3: California), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Georgia (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of Italy (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: California, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 52 collections including 67 occurrences

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