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Thunnus latior Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Scombridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352616

Alternative combination: Orcynus latior

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Belongs to Thunnus according to A. F. Bannikov 1979

Sister taxa: Thunnus (Alciola), Thunnus abchazicus, Thunnus alalunga, Thunnus albacares, Thunnus atlanticus, Thunnus krambergeri, Thunnus lanceolatus, Thunnus maccoyii, Thunnus obesus, Thunnus orientalis, Thunnus secretus, Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus tonggol, Orcynus proximus, Thynnus (Orcynus) scaldisii, Thynnus angustus, Thynnus scaldisii, Thynnus bolcensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Monte Bolca (Pesciara), which is in a Lutetian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Italy

Ecology: nektonic omnivore