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Taxon: Order Atheriniformes Rosen, 1964 - silversides (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

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

Current position

Atherinomorphae (Superorder) (Greenwood et al., 1966) Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 127.

Alternative positions

Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong, 2011: 32.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 894.
Atherinea (Superorder) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 266.
Atherinomorpha (Superorder) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 685.
Atherinomorpha (Series) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 392.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 313.

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: 32.
Atherinomorphae (Superorder) (Greenwood et al., 1966) Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 127, 155.
Atherinea (Superorder) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 266.
Atherinomorpha (Series) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 392.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 313.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 367.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: Anonymous, 1998
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2469.
Atherinomorpha (Series) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 607.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 894; 1115.
Atherinomorpha (Superorder) Greenwood et al., 1966 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 685.
Teleostei (Superorder) Bonaparte, 1836 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 8f;46g;294s;7ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 8f;50g;314s;7ss
2004-2016 W.N. Eschmeyer [8f]
2011 W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong: 32 10f
2010 E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson: 155 [6f]
2000 78s; †1s
1998 W.N. Eschmeyer 8f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 607 [3f; †1f]
1982 R.A. Fritzsche: 894 3so;16[17]f;167g;827s
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