Diplomystidae

Diplomystidae

[‚dip·lō′mis·tə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of catfishes in the suborder Siluroidei confined to the waters of Chile and Argentina.
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Fossil vertebrates also include a large variety of fossil fishes, including amiiforms, aspidorhynchids, siluriforms similar to Diplomystidae, lepisosteids, percichthyid perciforms, dipnoan ceratodontiforms, and batoids (BRITO, 1997; MARTINELLI & FORASIEPI, 2004; APESTEGUIA et al.
Description of the primitive family Diplomystidae (Siluriformes, Teleostei, Pisces): Morphology, taxonomy and phylogenetic implications.
Preferencias de habitat de peces siluriformes de aguas continentales de Chile (Familia Diplomystidae y Trichomycteridae), Stud.
Dentro de este grupo, la Familia Diplomystidae esta considerada como la mas primitiva del orden Siluroidei y comparte caracteres con teleosteos primitivos (Arratia, 1987; de Pirma, 1998).