Taxonavigation edit

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: Myrophinae
Genus: Neenchelys
Species: ;
N. andamanensis – Hibino, Satapoomin & Kimura, 2015;
N. buitendijki – Weber and de Beaufort, 1916;
N. cheni – (Chen & Weng, 1967);
N. daedalus – McCosker, 1982;
N. diaphora – Ho, McCosker & Smith, 2015;
N. gracilis – Ho & Loh, 2015;
N. mccoskeri – Hibino, Ho & Kimura, 2012;
N. microtretus – Bamber, 1915;
N. nudiceps – Tashiro, Hibino & Imamura, 2015;
N. parvipectoralis – Chu, Wu & Jin, 1981;
N. pelagica – Ho, McCosker & Smith, 2015;
N. similis – Ho, McCosker & Smith, 2015;

In synonymy:
N. retropinna – Smith & Böhlke, 1983;

Name edit

  • Diagnosis. Ophichthid eels, subfamily Myrophinae, tribe Myrophini (sensu McCosker 1977) with the following characteristics: body robust to extremely elongate, cylindrical anteriorly, and somewhat laterally compressed posteriorly; head and trunk shorter than tail; dorsal fin origin variable, from anterior trunk region to slightly behind level of anus; pectoral fin variable in size, from minute to moderately developed; snout broad, tumid, overhanging lower jaw; lips without barbels; anterior nostril tubular, posterior nostril an elongate slit in upper lip beneath lower margin of orbit; gill opening round and constricted; cephalic pores developed, one or two preopercular pores (usually two, except for N. parvipectoralis); teeth small, conical, mostly uniserial on jaws and vomer; coloration uniform although slightly darker dorsally, median fins often black-edged posteriorly.

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