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Atherina Linnaeus 1758 (silverside)

Osteichthyes - Atheriniformes - Atherinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35752

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: Atherinidae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Atherinidarum, Atherinomorus, Leuresthes, Merriamella, Zanteclites

Subtaxa: Atherina boyeri, Atherina gidjakensis, Atherina macrocephala

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore