Apterichtus monodi

Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Congroidei

Familia: Ophichthidae
Subfamilia: Ophichthinae
Genus: Apterichtus
Species: Apterichtus monodi

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Apterichtus monodi (Roux, 1966)

  • Holotype: MNHN 1971-0032.
  • Paratypes: MNHN 1971-0033 (2).

Type locality: Off Cape Verde Islands, Senegal, depth 150 meters.

Etymology: in honor of French naturalist and explorer Théodore Monod (1902-2000), who provided type, (from The ETYFish Project).

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ReferencesEdit

  • McCosker, J.E. & Hibino, Y. 2015: A review of the finless snake eels of the genus Apterichtus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with the description of five new species. Zootaxa 3941(1): 49–78. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3941.1.2. Reference page
  • Roux, C. 1966. Une nouvelle espèce de poisson apode de la famille des Ophichthidae: Caecula (Sphagebranchus) monodi sp. nov. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, (Série 2) 37(4) (for 1965): 593–598. Reference page

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