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Hoplias

Actinopteri - Characiformes - Erythrinidae

Taxonomy
Hoplias was named by Gill (1903). It is extant.

It was assigned to Characiformes by de Muizon et al. (1983); and to Erythrinidae by Lundberg (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Hoplias Gill
1983Hoplias de Muizon et al.
1997Hoplias Lundberg p. 72 figs. 5.2 C-F

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Ostariophysi(Jordan and Evermann 1896)
Otophysa
superorderCharaciphysae
orderCharaciformesRegan 1911
suborderCharacoidei
familyErythrinidae
genusHopliasGill 1903

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