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Xiphias Linnaeus 1758 (sword fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Xiphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36236

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: Xiphiidae according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Xiphiorhynchinae

Subtaxa: Xiphias gladius, Xiphias radiata

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore