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Gonostoma

Actinopteri - Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae

Taxonomy
Gonostoma was named by Rafinesque (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 915]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pisces by Cocco (1838); to Stomiiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gonostomatidae by Girone et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Gonostoma Rafinesque
1838Gonostomus Cocco
2002Gonostoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Gonostoma Girone et al. p. 655

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
Stomiatii
orderStomiatiformes
familyGonostomatidae
genusGonostomaRafinesque 1810

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