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Taxonavigation: Osteoglossiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Osteoglossocephala
Cohort/Superordo: Osteoglossomorpha
Ordo: Osteoglossiformes

Familia: Notopteridae
Genus: Papyrocranus
Species: P. afer – P. congoensis


  • Papyrocranus Greenwood, 1963: 401
    • Gender: masculine
    • Type species: Notopterus afer Günther, 1868
      • Type by original designation
        • Note: FishBase erroneously states that N. afer is the type by monotypy; Greenwood (1963: 401) explicitly designates this the type species of Papyrocranus


  • Greenwood, P.H. 1963: The swimbladder in African Notopteridae (Pisces) and its bearing on the taxonomy of the family. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology, 11 (5): 377–412, Pls. 1-4. BHL