Taxon profile


Elopiformes Gosline, 1960

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

family Elopidae J. Richardson, 1848 - tenpounders and ladyfishes
family Megalopidae - tarpons

Fossil taxa

family Anaethaliidae Gaudant, 1968

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/21]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Elopiformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [335115f7-cf42-45a1-8e8c-2f225ac37668]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Elopiformes]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Elopiformes]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

svrchní jura - eocén, recent

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