order Ostariophysi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n order Ostariophysi in some classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes
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Usage

In literature:

Accordingly these families are now placed together in a distinct sub-order, the Ostariophysi.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
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