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Table 1 Material examined. Abbreviations: c&s, cleared and stained; mus, muscle dissection; UD, unavailable data. Additional comparative material of Teleostei listed in Datovo & Vari [6, 28] and Datovo et al. [83]

From: Evolution of the facial musculature in basal ray-finned fishes

Order Family Species Catalog number Examined specimens Preparation Standard length (mm)
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser fulvescens MZUSP 48364 1 mus 121
    VIMS 17717 1 c&s 141
    VIMS 35591 1 mus 206
    VIMS 35592 1 c&s 87
    VIMS 35593 3 c&s 85–111
  Polyodontidae Polyodon spathula VIMS 19827 3 c&s 219–263
    VIMS 35594 1 mus 245
Amiiformes Amiidae Amia calva USNM 64338 1 mus 176
    VIMS 35717 1 mus UD (head only)
Elopiformes Elopidae Elops lacerta MZUSP 84787 1 mus 111
  Megalopidae Megalops cyprinoides USNM 102685 1 mus 106
Hiodontiformes Hiodontidae Hiodon alosoides VIMS 35598 1 mus 104
   Hiodon tergisus USNM 167970 1 mus 81
Lepisosteiformes Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus osseus LIRP 13576 1 mus 171
    VIMS 13559 2 c&s 73–100
   Lepisosteus platostomus USNM 54983 1 mus 201
Polypteriformes Polypteridae Calamoichthys calabaricus LIRP 13572 1 c&s 233
    LIRP 4572 1 mus 235
    USNM 380263 2 mus 257–267
   Polypterus senegalus LIRP 13548 1 c&s 87
    LIRP 14021 1 c&s 122
    USNM 224817 1 mus 232
    USNM 229760 1 c&s 137
     1 mus 108
    USNM 395402 1 mus 214