Lepisosteus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neopterygii 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii

Infraclassis: Holostei
Division: Ginglymodi
Ordo: Lepisosteiformes
Subordo: Lepisosteoidei
Superfamilia: Lepisosteoidea
Familia: Lepisosteidae
Genus: Lepisosteus
Species: L. oculatus - L. osseus - L. platostomus - L. platyrhincus

Name[edit]

Lepisosteus Lacepède, 1803

Etymology: from lepid (= scale); osteus (= bony), referring to heavy bone-like scales. (From The ETYFish project)

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