Suborder Triacanthoidei Betancur-R. et al. 2013 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Tetraodontiformes

Full reference: R. Betancur-R., R. E. Broughton, E. O. Wiley, K. Carpenter, J. A. López, C. Li, N. I. Holcroft, D. Arcila, M. Sanciangco, J. C. Cureton, F. Zhang, T. Buser, M. A. Campbell, J. A. Ballesteros, A. Roa-Varon, S. Willis, W. C. Borden, T. Rowley, P. C. Reneau, G. Lu, T. Grande, G. Arratia, and G. 2013. The tree of life and a new classification of bony fishes. PLOS Currents Tree of Life

Parent taxon: Tetraodontiformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Bannikov 2014

Sister taxa: Alutera, Atlanticopristis, Balistoidei, Balistomorphus, Bolcabalistidae, Cretatriacanthus, Cryptobalistes, Eodiodon, Eoplectidae, Eospinus, Indotrigonodon, Kyrtogymnodon, Moloidei, Oligodiodon, Oligolactoria, Ostracioidei, Pisdurodon, Plectocretacicus, Progymnodon, Protobalistidae, Tetraodontoidei, Triacanthodoidei, Triacanthus, Trigonodontoidae, Triodon, Zignoichthyidae

Subtaxa: Triacanthidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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