Taxon calibrated
Crown Cichlidae
Minimum age
45 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
67.73 Ma
Authority
Murray (2001a, b, c)
Locality
Mahenge, Tanzania
Age Authority
Harrison et al. (2001)
Outgroup sequence
Mahengechromis spp (Crown Cichlidae, 45 Ma)
Ramphexocoetus volans (Total group Exocoetidae, 49 Ma)
Mene purdyi (Total group Menidae, 55.2 Ma)
Gasterorhamphosus zuppichinii (Total group Macrorhamphosa, 69.71 Ma)
Aipichthys velifer (Total group Lampridformes, 98 Ma)
Stichocentrus liratus (Total group Holocentroidei, 98 Ma)
Apateodus glyphodus (Total group Aulopiformes, 103.13 Ma)
Leptolepides haerteisi (Total group Euteleostei, 150.94 Ma)
Anaethalion zapporum (Crown Teleostei, 151.2 Ma)
Occithrissops willsoni (stem Teleostei 5, 166.1 Ma)
Leptolepis coryphaenoides (stem Teleostei 4, 181.7 Ma)
Dorsetichthys bechei (stem Teleostei 3, 193.81 Ma)
Knerichthys bronni (stem Teleostei 2, 221 Ma)
Prohalecites porroi (stem Teleostei 1, 236 Ma)
Watsonulus (stem Halecomorphi 1, 251.2 Ma)
Taxa this fossil might apply to:
Family: Cichlidae
Order: Cichliformes