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Chasmoclupea Murray et al. 2005 (hering)

Osteichthyes - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 184587

Full reference: A. M. Murray, E. L. Simons, and Y. S. Attia. 2005. A new clupeid fish (Clupeomorpha) from the Oligocene of Fayum, Egypt, with notes on some other fossil clupeomorphs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(2):300-308

Parent taxon: Clupeidae according to A. M. Murray et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Alisea, Alosa, Alosinae, Audenaerdia, Bolcaichthys, Clupea, Clupeidarum, Clupeinae, Dorosomatinae, Engraulis, Eoalosa, Epelichthys, Etrumeus, Ganoessus, Ganolytes, Nolfia, Opisthonema, Pellonula, Pellonulinae, Pomolobus, Quisque, Sardina, Sardinella, Trollichthys, Wisslerius, Xenophanis, Xenothrissa, Xyne, Xyrinius

Subtaxa: Chasmoclupea aegyptica

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Type: Chasmoclupea aegyptica

Ecology: nektonic carnivore