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Taxonavigation: Lepisosteiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Holostei
Ordo: Lepisosteiformes

Familia: Lepisosteidae
Genera (4): Atractosteus – Lepisosteus – †Cuneatus – †Herreraichthys – †Masillosteus


  • Grande, L. 2010: An empirical synthetic pattern study of gars (Lepisosteiformes) and closely related species, based mostly on skeletal anatomy. The resurrection of Holostei. Copeia, (2A) ISSN: 0045-8511 abstract only seen
  • Wiley, E.O. 1976: The phylogeny and biogeography of fossil and recent gars (Actinopterygii: Lepisosteidae). University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Miscellaneous Publications, 64 :1-111. BHL

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Kostlínovití
English: Gar, Garpike
suomi: Luuhauet
ไทย: ปลาการ์
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