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: Letharchus
Species (3): L. aliculatus – L. rosenblatti – L. velifer


  • Letharchus Goode & Bean, 1882: 436
    • Gender: masculine
    • Type species: Letharchus velifer Goode & Bean, 1882
      • Fixation: monotypy



Primary referencesEdit

  • Goode, G.B. & Bean, T.H. 1882: Descriptions of twenty-five new species of fish from the southern United States, and three new genera, Letharcus, Ioglossus, and Chriodorus. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 5 (297): 412–437. BHL

Additional referencesEdit

  • McCosker, J.E. 1974: A revision of the ophichthid eel genus Letharchus. Copeia, 1974 (3): 619–629.