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Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohort: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Clupeocephala
Cohort: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohort: Neoteleostei
Infracohort: Eurypterygia
Section: Ctenosquamata
Subsection: Acanthomorphata
Division: Euacanthomorphacea
Subdivision: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Polycentridae
Genera (4): Afronandus – Monocirrhus – Polycentropsis – Polycentrus


Polycentridae Günther, 1861


  • Collins, R. A., Britz, R. & Rüber, L., 2015: Phylogenetic systematics of leaffishes (Teleostei: Polycentridae, Nandidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, Article first published online: 25 JUN 2015. doi: 10.1111/jzs.12103
  • Günther, A. 1861: Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Gobiidae, Discoboli, Pediculati, Blenniidae, Labyrinthici, Mugilidae, Notacanthi. London. 3 : i-xxv + 1-586 + i-x. BHL
  • Kullander, S.O. & Britz, R. 2002: Revision of the family Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes), with description of a new genus and ten new species. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 13 :295-372.


Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Vielstachler
English: Leaffishes
galego: Policéntridos
Nederlands: Veelstekelbaarzen
norsk: Bladfisker
português: Peixe-folha
ไทย: วงศ์ปลาใบไม้อเมริกาใต้
українська: Поліцентрові
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