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Monophyletic? taxon: Order Ophidiiformes Rafinesque, 1810 - cusk-eels (fish)
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Authorship

SN2000 author citation C.S. Rafinesque Schmaltz, 1810
Original name Rafinesque Schmaltz, C.S. 1810b. Indice d'Ittiol. Sicil.: 38.
Original rank loc. cit.
Subsequent spelling Berg, 1937. [assumed]

Types

Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Ophidioidei (Suborder) Rafinesque, 1810 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 128. [indirect]
TypeOphidion (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: N. Bailly et al. (comps.), 2001: 366. [inferred]

Vernacular Names (English)

Full namecusk-eels Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 243.
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