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Notopteridae (knifefish)

Actinopteri - Osteoglossiformes - Notopteridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Notopteridae Woodward p. 85
1963Notopteridae Jordan p. 623
1996Notopteridae Lim p. 287
1998Notopteridae Khajuria and Prasad
2013Notopteridae Betancur-R. et al.

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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
familyNotopteridae
familyNotopteridae

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

Age range: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Andhra Pradesh) Notopteridae indet. (27014) Notopterus nolfi (122240)