Definition of Order ganoidei
1. Noun. A group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Subclass Teleostei, Teleostei
Member holonyms: Ganoid, Ganoid Fish, Amiidae, Family Amiidae, Family Polyodontidae, Polyodontidae, Acipenseridae, Family Acipenseridae, Family Lepisosteidae, Lepisosteidae
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Literary usage of Order ganoidei
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1. Japan: Travels and Researches Undertaken at the Cost of the Prussian Government by Johann Justus Rein (1884)
"ORDER. GANOIDEI. Of the two families of this tribe, only that of the sturgeon ... order ganoidei ..."
2. The Fossil Fishes of the Hawkesbury Series at Gosford by Arthur Smith Woodward (1890)
"... scales cannot be distinguished in any specimen ; but they are evidently very small, and all are marked by fine longitudinal striations. Order- GANOIDEI. ..."
3. Descriptive Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Reptilia and Pisces by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1854)
"Prom the Old Red Sandstone of Lethen Bars, Ross-shire. Presented by Lady Gordon Cuming. Order GANOIDEI. ..."