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Taxon: Order Anguilliformes Rafinesque, 1810 - eels (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Actinopterygii

Current position

Elopomorpha (Cohort) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 126.

Alternative positions

Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong, 2011: 28.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 863.
Elopomorpha (Superorder) Greenwood et al., 1966
Elopomorpha (Subdivision) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 114.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 309.
Taeniopaedia (Division) Greenwood et al., 1967 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 682.

Historical positions

Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 2004-2016: 24 Jan 2006.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong, 2011: 28.
Elopomorpha (Cohort) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 126, 132.
Elopomorpha (Subdivision) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 114-115.
Elopomorpha (Cohort) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 392.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 309.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2452.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: Anonymous, 1998
Elopomorpha (Subdivision) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 604.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.C. van Caenegem et al., 1979-1984
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 863; 1114.
Taeniopaedia (Division) Greenwood et al., 1967 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 682.
Teleostei (Superorder) Bonaparte, 1836 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2021 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 19f;160g;903s;8ss; †7f;21g;3s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 27 Dec 2013 [19f;160g;903s;8ss; †7f;21g]
2004-2016 W.N. Eschmeyer [15f]
2011 W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong: 28 15f
2010 E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson: 132 4so;[17-19f]
2003 W.E. Bemis: 24 Jun 2003 [19f;149g; †5f;17g]
1998 W.N. Eschmeyer 15f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 605 [26f; †6f]
1982 R.A. Fritzsche: 863 2so;22[21]f;>600s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. ~25f
1973-1975 B. Grzimek 2so26f~370s
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