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Clupeocephala

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Taxonomy
Clupeocephala was named by Patterson and Rosen (1977) [ranked as a cohort by Murray et al. 2005]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Elopocephala by Nolf and Dockery (1990); to Teleostei by Cavin (1999); to Teleostei by de Figueiredo and Gallo (2004) and Murray et al. (2005); and to Osteoglossocephalai by Betancur-R et al. (2013).

Sister taxa
Euteleosteomorpha, Otomorpha (syn. Ostarioclupeomorpha, Otocephala)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Clupeocephala Patterson and Rosen
1990Clupeocephala Nolf and Dockery III p. 5
1999Clupeocephala Cavin
2004Clupeocephala de Figueiredo and Gallo
2005Clupeocephala Murray et al.
2013Clupeocephala Betancur-R. et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977

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