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Taxon: Order Scorpaeniformes Bloch, 1789 - mail-cheeked fishes (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

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

Current position

Percomorphacea (Division) Wiley & Johnson, 2010 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 128. [new position]

Alternative positions

Acanthopterygii (Superorder) Rosen & Patterson, 1969 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 686.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong, 2011: 33.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 906.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 314.
Percomorpha (Series) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 318.

Subsequent positions

Percomorphacea (Division) Wiley & Johnson, 2010 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 168

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: 33.
Percomorphacea (Division) Wiley & Johnson, 2010 Ref: E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010: 128, 168. [new position]
Percomorpha (Series) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 318-319; 262.
Percomorpha (Series) Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 392.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 314.
Osteichthyes (Class) Huxley, 1880 Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 368.
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: Anonymous, 1998
Actinopterygii (Class) Woodward, 1891 Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2472.
Percomorpha (Series) Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 608.
Actinopterygii (Subclass) Woodward, 1891 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 906.
Acanthopterygii (Superorder) Rosen & Patterson, 1969 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 686.
Teleostei (Superorder) Bonaparte, 1836 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 21f;195g;1254s;12ss;1v; †1f;1g
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [33f;279g;1490s;26ss]
2004-2016 W.N. Eschmeyer [34f]
2011 W.N. Eschmeyer & J.D. Fong: 33 7so;[35f]
2010 E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson: 168 2so
1998 W.N. Eschmeyer 35f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 609 [20f; †1f]
1982 R.A. Fritzsche: 906 6so;21f;260g;1000?s
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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022