Order Summary for Hiodontiformes

  Main Ref
:
  Order
:
Hiodontiformes mooneyes
  Class
:
Actinopteri
  Sister Order
:
Osteoglossiformes 150 M years
  Ref.
:
  First Fossil Record
:
early Cretaceous
  Occurs in
:
Marine
Fresh
Brackish
  Remark
:
Nasal bones tubular and strongly curved; dermosphenotic triradiate.
  Class etymology
:
  Order etymology
:
  Families
:
( n = 1 ) -
Hiodontidae

Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]

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