Orthodon Girard 1856 (carp-like fish)

Actinopteri - Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae

Parent taxon: Cyprinidae according to R. W. Casteel and J. H. Hutchison 1973

Sister taxa: Alisodon, Amblypharyngodon, Amyzon, Aspius, Barbinae, Barbus, Catostomus, Cultrinae, Cyprininae, Cyprinus, Ecocarpia, Gobio, Gobioninae, Hexapsephus, Leuciscinae, Leuciscus, Nemachilus, Palaeoleuciscus, Palaeotinca, Phoxininae, Planktophaga, Puntius, Rhodeus, Thynichthys, Tinca, Tincinae, Xenocyprinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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