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Family Pristigasteridae (herring)

Osteichthyes - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 265744

Alternative spelling: Pristigasterinae

Parent taxon: Clupeoidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Ancylostylidae, Chirocentridae, Clupavidae, Clupeidae, Clupeoidea, Cromeriidae, Dorosomidae, Dussumieriidae, Engraulidae, Erythrinolepidae, Macristiidae, Notogoneidae, Phractolaemidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore