order Cypriniformes


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Related to order Cypriniformes: Ostariophysi, Cobitidae, Spined loach
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Noun1.order Cypriniformes - an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
animal order - the order of animals
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
cypriniform fish - a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
Cyprinidae, family Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
Electrophoridae, family Electrophoridae - small family comprising the electric eels
Catostomidae, family Catostomidae - suckers; closely related to the family Cyprinidae
Cyprinodontidae, family Cyprinodontidae - large family of small soft-finned fishes; killifishes; flagfishes; swordtails; guppies
Characidae, family Characidae - tropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
References in periodicals archive ?
Order Cypriniformes Family Cyprinidae (Minnows) Cyprinidae, genus undetermined ROM 43684, 43685 incomplete pharyngeal arch; 43652, 43686- 43691 pharyngeal teeth.
petenense (Gunther), S threadfin shad Order Cypriniformes (carps and minnows) Family Cyprinidae (carps and (minnows) Campostoma anomalum (Rafinesque), stoneroller I C.