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Definition of the noun Acipenseriformes
What does Acipenseriformes mean as a name of something?
Acipenseriformes is an order of Actinopterygii.
- synonym: order Acipenseriformes
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Acipenseriformes is an order of Chondrostei.
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Living Fossils (2012)
by N. Eldredge, S. M. Stanley
The acipenseriformes is the sistergroup of all extant Actinopteri (Rosen et al. 1981), uniquely sharing with them a segmented basibranchial, a fossa bridgei into which the spiracular canal opens, and a lateral cranial canal (Gardiner 1973) .
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Acipenseriformes (subclass *Actinopterygii, superorder *Chondrostei) An order of rather primitive fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, a *heterocercal tail fin, and a head with a pointed, protruding *rostrum and ventrally located mouth ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
Acipenseriformes The order of fish that includes the sturgeons (Acipenseridae). As adults, Acipenseriformes have a cartilaginous skeleton; when immature they have a bony skeleton and have scutes (armor plates) instead of scales.
by Michael Allaby
The group includes the extant orders Acipenseriformes and Polypteriformes, and the extinct order Palaeonisciformes ('palaeoniscids, or 'ancient fish'). chondrule Small (0.1-2.0 mm), glassy, spherical to subspherical droplets, diagnostic of ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan
order Acipenseriformes (sturgeons) order ...
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)
by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian
Lamna Sauropterygia Sclerorhynchidae Elasmosauridae Myledaphus bipartitus Leurospondylus ultimus Archosauromorpha Osteichthyes Champsosaurus albertensis Acipenseriformes Crocodylia Acipenseridae Crocodylidae Acipenser sp.
by David Alderton
Sea Lamprey Hagfish Class Holocephali Class Elasmobranchii Order Chimaeriformes Order Squaliformes Order Lamniformes Class Actinoptygii Order Acipenseriformes Order Lepisosteiformes Order Rajiformes Placodermi (extinct) This ...
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