Acipenseriformes

Belongs within: Actinopteri. The Acipenseriformes, sturgeons and related forms, are an order of fishes united by hyostylic jaw suspension and losses of endochondral ossification, dermal cheek bones, and trunk scalation (Findeis 1997). <==Acipenseriformes [Chondrostei] | i. s.: Stychopterus popoviV-RR93 |–Peipiaosteus [Peipiaosteidae]F97 | |–P. fengningensisSD11 | `–P. pani Liu & Zhou 1965F97 |–ChondrosteoideiF97 | |–ErrolichthyidaeB96 |… Continue reading Acipenseriformes