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(English) The formerly recognized class Osteichthyes is not a monophyletic group. It now has the status of a vernacular to include the fish-like Sarcopterygii and the actinopterygians. (See also: teleosts, bony fishes, cartilaginous fishes)
(French) La classe des Osteichthyes autrefois reconnue valable n'est pas un groupe monophylétique. Elle a maintenant un statut de groupe vernaculaire comprenant les Sarcopterygii et les Actinopterygii. (See also: teleosts, bony fishes, cartilaginous fishes)
(Portuguese) A antiga classe Osteichthyes não é um grupo monofilético. É vernáculo e compreende agora os Sarcopterigyi e os Actinopterigyi. (See also: teleosts, bony fishes, cartilaginous fishes)

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