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Noun1.Osteoglossiformes - teleost fish with bony tongues
animal order - the order of animals
subclass Teleostei, Teleostei - large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
family Osteoglossidae, Osteoglossidae - a family of large fishes that live in freshwater; includes bandfish and bonytongues
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Representatives of each of the four osteoglossiform extant families sensu Hilton (2003) are included in the cladistic analysis: Hiodon (Hiodontidae), Pantodon (Osteoglossidae), Xenomystus (Notopteridae) and Mormyrus (Mormyridae).