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Phareodus

Actinopteri - Osteoglossiformes - Osteoglossidae

Taxonomy
Phareodus was named by Leidy (1873). Its type is Phareodus encaustus.

It was assigned to Osteoglossinae by Lim (1996) and Guo-Qing and Grande (1997); and to Osteoglossidae by Khajuria and Prasad (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Phareodus Leidy
1996Phareodus Lim p. 287
1997Phareodus Guo-Qing and Grande
1998Phareodus Khajuria and Prasad

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
Osteoglossocephala
superorderOsteoglossomorpha
orderOsteoglossiformesBerg 1940
familyOsteoglossidaeBonaparte 1832
subfamilyOsteoglossinaeNelson 1968
genusPhareodusLeidy 1873

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