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Cyprinodontiformes  Berg, 1940
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553130

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Microcyprini Regan, 1909
  Common Name(s): cyprinodonts [English]
    cyprinodontiforms [English]
    cyprinodontes [French]
    killifishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Suborder Aplocheiloidei  – aplocheiloids 
                                     Suborder Cyprinodontoidei  – cyprinodontoids 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Cyprinodontiformes    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: cyprinodontes[French]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Cyprinodontiformes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Cyprinodontiformes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Lynne R.  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title: A phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of cyprinodontiform fishes (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 168, pt. 4   
  Page(s): 335-557   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Reference for: Cyprinodontiformes   

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