Ordre Résumé for Beloniformes

  Réf. Princ.
:
  Ordre
:
Beloniformes needle fishes
  Classe
:
Actinopterygii
  Ordre frère
:
Cyprinodontiformes 45 M years
  Réf..
:
  Premier signalement fossile
:
early Tertiary
  Présent dans
:
Marin
Eau douce
Saumâtre
  Remarque
:
Interarcual cartilage (connects the epibranchial bone of the first gill arch with the infrapharyngobranchial of the second gill arch) small or absent; small second and third epibranchials; interhyal absent; lower caudal fin lobe with more principal rays than the upper lobe. Presence of a fixed or nonprotrusible upper jaw.
  ClasseÉtymologie
:
Greek aktis = ray, thunderbolt, beam + Greek pterygion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin. Ref. 45335.
  OrdreÉtymologie
:
Greek, belone = needle + Latin, forma = shape (Ref. 45335).
  Familles
:

Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]

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