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Scomber Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Scombridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36184

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: Scombridae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Acanthocybiinae, Acanthocybium, Acanthonotos, Ardiodus, Caucombrus, Cybium, Eoscomber, Eoscombrus, Gasterochismatinae, Gasteronemus, Godsilia, Ocystias, Ozymandias, Pneumatophorus, Pseudauxides, Sarda, Sardinae, Scombridarum, Scombrinae, Scombrosarda, Thunnoscomberoides, Tunita, Turio, Wetherellus, Xestias

Subtaxa: Scomber australasicus, Scomber caucasica, Scomber colias, Scomber cubanicus, Scomber gnarus, Scomber japonicus, Scomber oligocenicus, Scomber sanctaemonicae, Scomber scombrus, Scomber voitestii

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore