Ctenothrissiformes

Ctenothrissiformes

[‚ten·ə‚thris·ə′fȯr‚mēz]
(paleontology)
A small order of extinct teleostean fishes; important as a group on the evolutionary line leading from the soft-rayed to the spiny-rayed fishes.
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