Taxon calibrated
Meluccius merluccius
Minimum age
5.333 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
43.59 Ma
Authority
Carnevale (2005)
Locality
Oran, Algeria
Age Authority
Messinian, age estimate derived from Gradstein et al. (2012)
Outgroup sequence
Merluccius cf. merluccius (Meluccius merluccius, 5.333 Ma)
Gaidropsarus pilleri (Total group Gaidropsarus, 13.53 Ma)
Nezumia lindsayi (Total group Macrouridae, 41.3 Ma)
Rhinocephalus planiceps (Crown Gadiformes, 53.7 Ma)
Cretzeus rinaldii (Crown Zeiformes, 69.71 Ma)
Homonotichthys dorsalis (Total group Polymixiiformes, 93.6 Ma)
Aipichthys velifer (Total group Lampridformes, 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: Merlucciidae
Order: Gadiformes