Ordre Résumé for Lampriformes

  Réf. Princ.
:
  Ordre
:
Lampriformes velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes
  Classe
:
Actinopterygii
  Ordre frère
:
Myctophiformes 70 M years
  Réf..
:
  Premier signalement fossile
:
late Cretaceous
  Présent dans
:
Marin
Eau douce
Saumâtre
  Remarque
:
No true spines in fins; premaxilla excludes maxilla from gape; unique type of protrusible upper jaw (maxilla, instead of being ligamentously attached to the ethmoid and palatine, slides in and out with the highly protractile premaxilla in at least the first four suborders); pelvic fins with 0-17 rays; swim bladder, when present, physoclistous; orbitosphenoid present in some.
  ClasseÉtymologie
:
Greek aktis = ray, thunderbolt, beam + Greek pterygion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin. Ref. 45335.
  OrdreÉtymologie
:
Greek, lampris, light, clear + Latin, forma = shape (Ref. 45335).
  Familles
:

Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
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