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Temporal range: 5.3–0 Ma

Pliocene to Present[1]
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Cubiceps gracilis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Nomeidae
Genus: Cubiceps
R. T. Lowe, 1843
Type species
Seriola gracilis
R. T. Lowe, 1843
  • Atimostoma A. Smith, 1845
  • Navarchus De Filippi & Vérany, 1857
  • Trachelocirrhus Doûmet, 1863
  • Mulichthys Lloyd, 1909
  • Mandelichthys Nichols & Murphy, 1944

Cubiceps is a genus of driftfishes found circumglobally.[2]


There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2007-12-25.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Cubiceps in FishBase. February 2014 version.