Diplomystus dentatus, copyright Yinan Chen.

Belongs within: Osteoglossocephalai.
Contains: Alepocephaliformes, Ostariophysi, Clupeiformes.

The Otomorpha are a clade of ray-finned fishes primarily supported by molecular data, members of which commonly have silvery areas associated with the swim bladder.

<==Otomorpha [Ostarioclupeomorpha, Otocephala] B-RB13
|–+–Alepocephaliformes B-RB13
|  `–Ostariophysi B-RB13
`–Clupeomorpha B96
|–Clupeiformes B-RB13
`–Ellimmichthyidae [Ellimmichthyiformes, Paraclupeidae] B96
|–Paraclupea chetungensis Du 1950 P93
|–Ellimmichthys G88
|    |–E. goodi (Eastman 1912) [=Diplomystus goodi] P93
|    `–E. longicostatus (Cope 1886) P93 [=Diplomystus longicostatus G88]
`–Diplomystus Cope 1877 G88, O96
|–D. dentatus Cope 1877 P93
|–D. kokuraensis Uyeno 1979 P93
|–D. notacanthus [=Clupea notacanthus] O96
|–D. novaehollandiae [=Meletta novaehollandiae, Hyperlophus novaehollandiae] O96
|–D. primotinus Uyeno 1979 P93
|–D. shengliensis Zhang et al. 1985 P93
`–D. spratellides O96

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B-RB13] Betancur-R., R., R. E. Broughton, E. O. Wiley, K. Carpenter, A. López, C. Li, N. I. Holcroft, D. Arcila, M. Sanciangco, J. C. Cureton, II, F. Zhang, T. Buser, M. A. Campbell, J. A. Ballesteros, A. Roa-Varon, S. Willis, W. C. Borden, T. Rowley, P. C. Reneau, D. J. Hough, G. Lu, T. Grande, G. Arratia & G. Ortí. 2013. The tree of life and a new classification of bony fishes. PLoS Currents Tree of Life April 18 2013. doi: 10.1371/currents.tol.53ba26640df0ccaee75bb165c8c26288.

[B96] Bond, C. E. 1996. Biology of Fishes 2nd ed. Saunders College Publishing: Fort Worth.

[G88] Gray, J. 1988. Evolution of the freshwater ecosystem: the fossil record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 62: 1–214.

[O96] Ogilby, J. D. 1896. On a Galaxias from Mount Kosciusko. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 21 (1): 62–73.

[P93] Patterson, C. 1993. Osteichthyes: Teleostei. In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 621–656. Chapman & Hall: London.

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