Echelus

Echelus

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Echelus
Species (3): E. myrus – E. pachyrhynchus – E. polyspondylus – E. uropterus

NameEdit

  • Echelus Rafinesque, 1810: 63
    • Gender: masculine
    • Type species: Echelus punctatus Rafinesque, 1810 [=Echelus myrus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
      • Fixation: subsequent designation by Bleeker, 1864: 20

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Rafinesque, C.S. 1810: Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. Sanfilippo, Palermo. (Part 1 involves fishes, pp. [i-iv] 3-69 [70 blank], Part 2 with slightly different title, pp. ia-iva + 71-105 [106 blank]). Pls. 1-20. [Information from Catalog of Fishes]

Additional referencesEdit

  • Bleeker, P. 1864-65: Atlas ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises, publié sous les auspices du Gouvernement colonial néêrlandais. Tome IV. Murènes, Synbranches, Leptocéphales; pp. 1-150, Pls. 145-193. Amsterdam. [Text published 1864-1865, plates published 1864-1865] [Information from Catalog of Fishes]

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