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Sparus Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Sparidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36202

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Sparidae according to D. S. Vicens and A. Rodríguez-Perea 2003

Sister taxa: Abromasta, Archosargus, Dentex, Dentex microdon, Dentex ventralis, Dentinae, Diplodus, Ellaserrata, Pagellus, Pagrosomus, Pagrus, Plectrites, Pseudosparnodus, Rythmias, Sargus, Sciaenurus, Sparidarum, Sparnodus, Spicara

Subtaxa: Sparus brusinai, Sparus cinctus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore