Superorder Clupeomorpha Greenwood et al. 1966 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Teleostei

Full reference: P. H. Greenwood, D. E. Rosen, S. H. Weitzman and G. S. Myers. 1966. Phyletic studies of teleostean fishes, with a provisional classification of living forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 131(4):339-456

Parent taxon: Teleostei according to G. Marramá and G. Carnevale 2015

See also Bannikov 2014, De Figueiredo 2009, Forey et al. 2003, Long 2011, Murray et al. 2005 and Nelson 2006

Sister taxa: Amphiuma nordica, Araripichthyidae, Asiatolepis, Aspidorhynchidae, Bathyclupeiformes, Chongichthyidae, Chromides, Crossognathiformes, Discocephali, Dorsetichthyiformes, Elopocephalai, Euteleostei, Euteleosteii, Gobioidea, Incertae, Jinanichthys, Jugulares, Leptolepidiformes, Longdeichthys, Lyopomi, Opisthomi, Osteoglossocephalai, Osteossomorpha, Paralycoptera, Pediculati, Phacodus, Pharyngognathi, Pholidophoriformes, Polymyxiomorpha, Scorpaeniformes, Symbranchia, Todiltia, Tonghuaichthys, Tselfatiiformes, Xenopterygii

Subtaxa: Armigatus Ellimmichthyiformes Leufuichthys Ornategulum

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Wyoming collections)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (6: Alberta), Equatorial Guinea (1), Italy (2), Japan (3), Lebanon (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (1), Palestinian Territory (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 28 collections including 40 occurrences

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