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Ophichthus Ahl, 1789

1055771  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1055771)

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Genus
Ophichtchys · unaccepted (misspelling)
Ophichtys · unaccepted (misspelling)
Ophicthus · unaccepted (misspelling)
Ophis Turton, 1807 · unaccepted
Ophychthus · unaccepted (misspelling)
Opichthus · unaccepted (misspelling)
Syletor Jordan, 1919 · unaccepted

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  1. Species Ophichthus alleni McCosker, 2010
  2. Species Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup, 1856)
  3. Species Ophichthus aniptocheilos McCosker, 2010
  4. Species Ophichthus apachus McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  5. Species Ophichthus aphotistos McCosker & Chen, 2000
  6. Species Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
  7. Species Ophichthus arneutes McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  8. Species Ophichthus asakusae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
  9. Species Ophichthus bonaparti (Kaup, 1856)
  10. Species Ophichthus brachynotopterus Karrer, 1983
  11. Species Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup, 1856)
  12. Species Ophichthus brevicaudatus Chu, Wu & Jin, 1981
  13. Species Ophichthus brevirostris McCosker & Ross, 2007
  14. Species Ophichthus celebicus (Bleeker, 1856)
  15. Species Ophichthus cephalozona Bleeker, 1864
  16. Species Ophichthus congroides McCosker, 2010
  17. Species Ophichthus cruentifer (Goode & Bean, 1896)
  18. Species Ophichthus cylindroideus (Ranzani, 1839)
  19. Species Ophichthus echeloides (D'Ancona, 1928)
  20. Species Ophichthus episcopus Castelnau, 1878
  21. Species Ophichthus erabo (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
  22. Species Ophichthus evermanni Jordan & Richardson, 1909
  23. Species Ophichthus exourus McCosker, 1999
  24. Species Ophichthus fasciatus (Chu, Wu & Jin, 1981)
  25. Species Ophichthus frontalis Garman, 1899
  26. Species Ophichthus garretti Günther, 1910
  27. Species Ophichthus genie McCosker, 1999
  28. Species Ophichthus gomesii (Castelnau, 1855)
  29. Species Ophichthus grandoculis (Cantor, 1849)
  30. Species Ophichthus hirritus McCosker, 2010
  31. Species Ophichthus humanni McCosker, 2010
  32. Species Ophichthus hyposagmatus McCosker & Böhlke, 1984
  33. Species Ophichthus ishiyamorum McCosker, 2010
  34. Species Ophichthus karreri Blache, 1975
  35. Species Ophichthus kunaloa McCosker, 1979
  36. Species Ophichthus lentiginosus McCosker, 2010
  37. Species Ophichthus leonensis Blache, 1975
  38. Species Ophichthus limkouensis Chen, 1929
  39. Species Ophichthus lithinus (Jordan & Richardson, 1908)
  40. Species Ophichthus longipenis McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  41. Species Ophichthus macrochir (Bleeker, 1853)
  42. Species Ophichthus macrops Günther, 1910
  43. Species Ophichthus maculatus (Rafinesque, 1810)
  44. Species Ophichthus madagascariensis Fourmanoir, 1961
  45. Species Ophichthus manilensis Herre, 1923
  46. Species Ophichthus marginatus (Peters, 1855)
  47. Species Ophichthus mecopterus McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  48. Species Ophichthus megalops Asano, 1987
  49. Species Ophichthus melanoporus Kanazawa, 1963
  50. Species Ophichthus melope McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  51. Species Ophichthus menezesi McCosker & Böhlke, 1984
  52. Species Ophichthus microcephalus (Day, 1878)
  53. Species Ophichthus microstictus McCosker, 2010
  54. Species Ophichthus mystacinus McCosker, 1999
  55. Species Ophichthus omorgmus McCosker & Böhlke, 1984
  56. Species Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  57. Species Ophichthus parilis (Richardson, 1848)
  58. Species Ophichthus polyophthalmus Bleeker, 1864
  59. Species Ophichthus pullus McCosker, 2005
  60. Species Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup, 1859)
  61. Species Ophichthus regius (Richardson, 1848)
  62. Species Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  63. Species Ophichthus retrodorsalis Liu, Tang & Zhang, 2010
  64. Species Ophichthus rex Böhlke & Caruso, 1980
  65. Species Ophichthus roseus Tanaka, 1917
  66. Species Ophichthus rotundus Lee & Asano, 1997
  67. Species Ophichthus rufus (Rafinesque, 1810)
  68. Species Ophichthus rugifer Jordan & Bollman, 1890
  69. Species Ophichthus rutidoderma (Bleeker, 1853)
  70. Species Ophichthus rutidodermatoides (Bleeker, 1853)
  71. Species Ophichthus serpentinus Seale, 1917
  72. Species Ophichthus singapurensis Bleeker, 1864-65
  73. Species Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman, 1922)
  74. Species Ophichthus stenopterus Cope, 1871
  75. Species Ophichthus tchangi Tang & Zhang, 2002
  76. Species Ophichthus tetratrema McCosker & Rosenblatt, 1998
  77. Species Ophichthus tomioi McCosker, 2010
  78. Species Ophichthus triserialis (Kaup, 1856)
  79. Species Ophichthus tsuchidae Jordan & Snyder, 1901
  80. Species Ophichthus unicolor Regan, 1908
  81. Species Ophichthus urolophus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
  82. Species Ophichthus woosuitingi Chen, 1929
  83. Species Ophichthus zophochir Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  84. Species Ophichthus altipinnis (Kaup, 1856) accepted as Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup, 1856)
  85. Species Ophichthus ater (Peters, 1866) accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  86. Species Ophichthus bangko (Bleeker, 1853) accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
  87. Species Ophichthus bennettai McCosker, 1986 accepted as Ophichthus serpentinus Seale, 1917
  88. Species Ophichthus callaensis Günther, 1873 accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  89. Species Ophichthus chamensis Meek & Hildebrand, 1923 accepted as Ophichthus zophochir Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  90. Species Ophichthus chilkensis Chaudhuri, 1916 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848)
  91. Species Ophichthus cyclorhinus Fraser-Brunner, 1934 accepted as Elapsopis cyclorhinus (Fraser-Brunner, 1934)
  92. Species Ophichthus cylindroides (Ranzani, 1839) accepted as Ophichthus cylindroideus (Ranzani, 1839)
  93. Species Ophichthus derbyensis Whitley, 1941 accepted as Ophichthus rutidodermatoides (Bleeker, 1853)
  94. Species Ophichthus dicellurus (Richardson, 1845) accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  95. Species Ophichthus evionthas Jordan & Bollman, 1890 accepted as Quassiremus evionthas (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)
  96. Species Ophichthus fowleri (Jordan & Evermann, 1903) accepted as Ophichthus erabo (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
  97. Species Ophichthus gomesi (Castelnau, 1855) accepted as Ophichthus gomesii (Castelnau, 1855)
  98. Species Ophichthus melanochir (Bleeker, 1864) accepted as Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup, 1856)
  99. Species Ophichthus miyamotonis Tanaka, 1913 accepted as Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier, 1816)
  100. Species Ophichthus multiserialis Norman, 1939 accepted as Xyrias multiserialis (Norman, 1939)
  101. Species Ophichthus ocellatus (Lesueur, 1825) accepted as Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur, 1825)
  102. Species Ophichthus ornatissimus (Kaup, 1856) accepted as Ophichthus regius (Richardson, 1848)
  103. Species Ophichthus pacifici Günther, 1870 accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  104. Species Ophichthus parilus (Richardson, 1848) accepted as Ophichthus parilis (Richardson, 1848)
  105. Species Ophichthus ramiger (Valenciennes, 1847) accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
  106. Species Ophichthus remicaudus (Kaup, 1856) accepted as Ophichthus rufus (Rafinesque, 1810)
  107. Species Ophichthus retifer Fowler, 1935 accepted as Ophichthus erabo (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
  108. Species Ophichthus stypurus Smith & Swain, 1882 accepted as Myrichthys magnificus (Abbott, 1860)
  109. Species Ophichthus timorensis Günther, 1870 accepted as Yirrkala timorensis (Günther, 1870)
  110. Species Ophichthus zonatus Howell Rivero, 1932 accepted as Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman, 1922)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Taxonomic remark Type designated by Bleeker 1864 with spelling Ophichthys; Ophichthys Swainson 1839 apparently independently described as...  
Taxonomic remark Type designated by Bleeker 1864 with spelling Ophichthys; Ophichthys Swainson 1839 apparently independently described as indicated by Bleeker 1864. (Eschmeyer). Author given in Eschmeyer as Ahl, 1789, Nomenclator Zoologicus, WoRMS and AnimalBase all have Thunberg, 1789 for same work. [details]
IRMNG (2024). Ophichthus Ahl, 1789. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1055771 on 2024-04-14
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2006-09-20 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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2016-11-22 08:30:58Z
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2017-11-22 13:18:58Z
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basis of record SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 (authority adjusted) [details]   

basis of record Neave, S. A. and successors. (1939-2004). Nomenclator Zoologicus, vols. 1-10 online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

verified source for family Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

name verified source Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

extant flag source Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   

original description  (of Acanthenchelys Norman, 1922) Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., (9) 10
page(s): 296 [details]   

original description  (of Omochelys Fowler, 1918) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 70
page(s): 3 [details]   

original description  (of Oxyodontichthys Poey, 1880) An. Soc. españ. Hist. Nat., 9
page(s): 254 [details]   

original description  (of Syletor Jordan, 1919) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 70, 1918
page(s): 343 [details]   

original description  (of Caecilophis Duméril, 1856) Mém. Acad. France, 27
page(s): 198 [details]   

original description  (of Scytalophis Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22, Abt. 1
page(s): 46 [details]   

original description  (of Centrurophis Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22, Abt. 1
page(s): 42 [details]   

original description  (of Microdonophis Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22, Abt. 1
page(s): 43 [details]   

original description  (of Giscenchelys Fowler, 1944) Monogr. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 6
page(s): 188 [details]   

original description  (of Leptorhinophis Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22, Abt. 1
page(s): 46 [details]   

original description  (of Syletophis Whitley, 1950) Proc. R. Zool. Soc. N.S.W. 1948-4
page(s): 44 [details]   

original description  (of Cryptopterenchelys Fowler, 1925) Amer. Mus. Novit., No. 162
page(s): 1 [details]   

original description  (of Uranichthys Poey, 1867) Poey, F. (1868). Synopsis piscium cubensium, pp. 279-484 in: Poey, F. (ed.), Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba. Tomo 2. Barcina y Comp., Habana. 484 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30049893
page(s): 257 [details]   

original description  (of Zonophichthus Whitley, 1930) Australian Zool., 6
page(s): 250 [details]   

original description  (of Ophithorax McClelland, 1844) Calcutta J. Nat. Hist., 5 (18)
page(s): 173 [details]   

original description  (of Coecilophis Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22 (1)
page(s): 44 [details]   

original description  (of Cogrus Rafinesque, 1810) Car. 11. Gen.
page(s): 62 [details]   

original description  (of Poecilocephalus Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22, Abt. 1
page(s): 43 [details]   

original description  (of Antobrantia Pinto, 1970) Atas Soc. Biol. Rio de J. 14
page(s): 13 [details]   

original description  (of Paramyrus Günther, 1870) Cat. Fishes Brit. Mus., 8, 20
page(s): 51 [details]   

original description  (of Cryptopterus Kaup, 1860) Abh. Naturwiss. Ver. Hamburg, 4 (2)
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (of Ophis Turton, 1807) Brit. Fauna
page(s): 87 [details]   

original description  (of Muraenopsis Lesueur in Kaup, 1856) Arch. Naturgesch., 22 (1)
page(s): 46 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info From FishBase: Freshwater + Brackish + Marine. FishBase flag: Mostly Marine. [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]

Subfamily Ophichthinae [details]

Taxonomic remark Type designated by Bleeker 1864 with spelling Ophichthys; Ophichthys Swainson 1839 apparently independently described as indicated by Bleeker 1864. (Eschmeyer). Author given in Eschmeyer as Ahl, 1789, Nomenclator Zoologicus, WoRMS and AnimalBase all have Thunberg, 1789 for same work. [details]

Type species as cited Muraena ophis Linnaeus 1758 [details]

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