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Xiphiorhynchinae

Actinopteri - Istiophoriformes - Xiphiidae

Taxonomy
Xiphiorhynchinae was named by Regan (1909).

It was reranked as the family Xiphiorhynchidae by Jordan (1963) and Schultz (1987).

It was assigned to Xiphiiformes by Jordan (1963); to Xiphioidea by Schultz (1987); and to Xiphiidae by Fierstine and Starnes (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Xiphiorhynchinae Regan
1963Xiphiorhynchidae Jordan p. 681
1987Xiphiorhynchidae Schultz p. 145
2005Xiphiorhynchinae Fierstine and Starnes p. 281

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Carangimorpharia
Carangimorphariae
orderIstiophoriformes
familyXiphiidaeSwainson 1839
subfamilyXiphiorhynchinaeRegan 1909
subfamilyXiphiorhynchinaeRegan 1909

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