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Taxon profile

superclassis

bony fishes
Osteichthyes Huxley, 1880

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  infraphylum Gnathostomata - jawed vertebrates

Scientific synonyms

Teleostomi

Other names

= bony fish

Temporal range:Silurian > Upper Silurian – recent

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Images

Toxotes jaculatrix - Banded Archerfish

Toxotes jaculatrix - Banded Archerfish

Author: Jiří Novák

Epalzeorhynchos bicolor - Red Tailed Shark

Epalzeorhynchos bicolor - Red Tailed Shark

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Siganus vulpinus - Common Foxface

Siganus vulpinus - Common Foxface

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Functions restricted to taxon Osteichthyes

Important groups

Osphronemidae - gouramies and allies, Pleuronectoidei - flatfish, Anguilliformes, Cypriniformes, Characiformes, Siluriformes - catfish, Salmoniformes - salmons, Lophiiformes - anglerfishes, Cyprinodontiformes, Beryciformes, Syngnathiformes, Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads, Perciformes - perch-likes, Tetraodontiformes
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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

class Actinopterygii Klein, 1885 - ray-finned fishes
Silurian: Upper Silurian – recent
class Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
Silurian: Lower Silurian – recent

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Explanations

extinct taxon