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Tristichopteridae

Osteolepiformes - Tristichopteridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Tristichopteridae Cope p. 1018
2009Tristichopteridae Clement et al.
2018Tristichopteridae Daeschler and Downs p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
orderOsteolepiformesBerg 1937
familyTristichopteridaeCope
familyTristichopteridaeCope

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. B. Daeschler and J. P. Downs 2018Osteolepiform sarcopterygian fishes with postspiracular bone present, vomer with long caudal process clasping the parasphe- noid, circular scales with a median boss, and an elongate body with trifurcate tail (Ahlberg and Johanson, 1997).