Cypriniformes is an order o ray-finned fish, includin the cairps, minnons, loaches an relatives. This order conteens 11-12 faimilies, ower 400 genera, an mair nor 4,250 species, wi new species bein describit every few months or so, an new genera bein recognised frequently.[2][3] Thay are maist diverse in sootheastren Asia, but are entirely absent frae Australie an Sooth Americae.[4]

Cypriniformes
Temporal range: Paleocene–Recent
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A wild-teep common cairp (Cyprinus carpio, Cyprinidae: Cyprininae)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Superorder: Ostariophysi
Order: Cypriniformes
Bleeker, 1859
Faimilies[2]

Balitoridae
Barbuccidae[1]
Botiidae[1]
Catostomidae
Cobitidae
Cyprinidae
Ellopostomatidae[1]
Gastromyzontidae[1]
Gyrinocheilidae
Nemacheilidae
Psilorhynchidae
Serpenticobitidae[1]
Vaillantellidae[1]
and see text

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Kottelat, M. (2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Cypriniformes" in FishBase. December 2012 version.
  3. Eschmeyer, W.N., Fong, J.D. (2015) Species by family/subfamily in the Catalog of Fishes, California Academy of Sciences (retrieved 2 July 2015)
  4. Nelson (2006)