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Taxon: Order Gymnotiformes Rafinesque, 1810 - American knifefishes (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.: 37.
Original rank loc. cit.
Subsequent spelling Berg, 1940. [assumed]

Types

Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Gymnotidae (Family) Rafinesque, 1815
Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Gymnotoidei (Suborder) Rafinesque, 1810 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 140. [implicit]

Vernacular Names (English)

Full nameAmerican knifefishes Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 186.
knifefishes Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2463.
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