Definition of Order Cypriniformes
1. Noun. An order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Malacopterygii, Superorder Malacopterygii
Member holonyms: Cypriniform Fish, Cobitidae, Family Cobitidae, Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae, Electrophoridae, Family Electrophoridae, Catostomidae, Family Catostomidae, Cyprinodontidae, Family Cyprinodontidae, Family Poeciliidae, Poeciliidae, Characidae, Family Characidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Cypriniformes
Literary usage of Order Cypriniformes
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1. Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters by Charles R. Terrell (1993)
"... provided additional data on geographic variation in this character. (NC Wildl. Resour. Comm. and NCSM) order Cypriniformes Family Cyprinidae EXOTIC ! ..."