Phylogeny of the flyingfish family Exocoetidae (Teleostei, Beloniformes)

@article{Dasilao2007PhylogenyOT,
  title={Phylogeny of the flyingfish family Exocoetidae (Teleostei, Beloniformes)},
  author={Juanito C. Dasilao and Kunio Sasaki},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={45},
  pages={347-353}
}
The phylogeny of the flyingfish family Exocoetidae is studied cladistically, using 41 morphological characters encompassing early life history, and external and internal features. The monophyly of the family is supported by 10 synapomorphies. Within the family,Oxyporhamphus is the sister group to all other genera, the monophyly of the latter being defined by 10 synapomorphies.Fodiator is the sister group of genera characterized by the presence of chin barbels in juveniles.Parexocoetus is the… Expand

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