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Definition of the noun Acipenseriformes

What does Acipenseriformes mean as a name of something?

Acipenseriformes is an order of Actinopterygii.

Acipenseriformes is an order of Chondrostei.

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Google previewLiving 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) .

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan

order Acipenseriformes (sturgeons) order ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish (2008)

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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