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Saurocephalidae (disused)

Actinopteri - Osteoglossiformes - Saurocephalidae

Taxonomy
Saurocephalidae was named as a family. Its type is Saurocephalus.

It was reranked as the subfamily Saurocephalinae by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Chirocentridae by Hay (1902); and to Osteoglossiformes by Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Saurocephalinae Hay p. 385
1981Saurocephalidae Thurmond and Jones p. 98

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
Osteoglossocephala
superorderOsteoglossomorpha
orderOsteoglossiformesBerg 1940
familySaurocephalidae
familySaurocephalidae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwatero
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:33:46
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:33:30
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available