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IRMNG taxon details

Ophichthidae

114049  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:114049)

accepted
Family
Genus Ahlia Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Allips McCosker, 1972
Genus Aplatophis Böhlke, 1956
Genus Aprognathodon Böhlke, 1967
Genus Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Asanoa Sychevskaya & Prokofyev, 2004 †
Genus Asarcenchelys McCosker, 1985
Genus Bascanichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Benthenchelys Fowler, 1934
Genus Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Caecula Vahl, 1794
Genus Callechelys Kaup, 1856
Genus Caralophia Böhlke, 1955
Genus Cirrhimuraena Kaup, 1856
Genus Cirricaecula Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953
Genus Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Echelus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Echiophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Ethadophis Rosenblatt & McCosker, 1970
Genus Evips McCosker, 1972
Genus Glenoglossa McCosker, 1982
Genus Gordiichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Hemerorhinus Weber & de Beaufort, 1916
Genus Herpetoichthys Kaup, 1856
Genus Hyphalophis McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
Genus Ichthyapus Brisout de Barneville, 1847
Genus Kertomichthys McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
Genus Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856
Genus Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
Genus Leptenchelys Myers & Wade, 1941
Genus Letharchus Goode & Bean, 1882
Genus Lethogoleos McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
Genus Leuropharus Rosenblatt & McCosker, 1970
Genus Luthulenchelys McCosker, 2007
Genus Malvoliophis Whitley, 1934
Genus Mixomyrophis McCosker, 1985
Genus Muraenichthys Bleeker, 1853
Genus Myrichthys Girard, 1859
Genus Myrophis Lütken, 1852
Genus Mystriophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Neenchelys Bamber, 1915
Genus Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Oxystomus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Paraletharchus McCosker, 1974
Genus Phaenomonas Myers & Wade, 1941
Genus Phyllophichthus Gosline, 1951
Genus Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Pseudomyrophis Wade, 1946
Genus Pylorobranchus McCosker & Chen, 2012
Genus Quassiremus Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Rhinophichthus McCosker, 1999
Genus Schismorhynchus McCosker, 1970
Genus Schultzidia Gosline, 1951
Genus Scolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897
Genus Scytalichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Skythrenchelys Castle & McCosker, 1999
Genus Stictorhinus Böhlke & McCosker, 1975
Genus Suculentophichthus Fricke, 2015
Genus Xestochilus McCosker, 1998
Genus Xyrias Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Genus Yirrkala Whitley, 1940

Genus Acanthenchelys Norman, 1922 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Achirophichthys Bleeker, 1864 accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Achlia Borodin, 1928 accepted as Ahlia Jordan & Davis, 1891
Genus Anepistomon Gistel, 1848 accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Anguisurus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856
Genus Antobrantia Pinto, 1970 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Aotea Phillipps, 1926 accepted as Scolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897
Genus Apterichtes Fleming, 1822 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Apterichthus accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling)
Genus Apterichthys Kaup in Duméril, 1856 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling)
Genus Apterichtys Schinz in Cuvier, 1822 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling)
Genus Auchenichthys Kaup in Duméril, 1856 accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Brachycheirophis Fowler, 1944 accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Brachysomorphis accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Brachysonophis accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Branderius Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Caecilia Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Caecilophis Duméril, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Calamuraena Whitley, 1944 accepted as Cirrhimuraena Kaup, 1856
Genus Cecilia Rafinesque, 1815 [2] accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling or unjustified emendation (of Caecilia Lacepède, 1800))
Genus Centrurophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Chlevastes Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859
Genus Coecilia Duméril, 1806 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Coecilophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Coecula Cuvier, 1817 accepted as Caecula Vahl, 1794
Genus Cogrus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Colubrina Lacepède, 1803
Genus Colubrinus Duméril, 1806 (Misspelling)
Genus Crotalopsis Kaup, 1860 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Cryptopterenchelys Fowler, 1925 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Cryptopterus Kaup, 1860 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Cryptopterygium Ginsburg, 1951 accepted as Callechelys Kaup, 1856
Genus Cyclophichthys Whitley, 1951 accepted as Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
Genus Dalaphis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Dendrophis Kaup in Duméril, 1856 accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Echiopsis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Elapsopsis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
Genus Enchelys Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Echelus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Evipes accepted as Evips McCosker, 1972 (misspelling)
Genus Giscenchelys Fowler, 1944 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Hesperomyrus Myers & Storey, 1939 accepted as Myrophis Lütken, 1852
Genus Holopterura Cope, 1871 accepted as Myrophis Lütken, 1852
Genus Innominado Parra, 1787 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Jenkinsella accepted as Jenkinsiella Jordan & Evermann, 1905 accepted as Cirrhimuraena Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Jenkinsiella Jordan & Evermann, 1905 accepted as Cirrhimuraena Kaup, 1856 (synonym)
Genus Lamnastoma accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Lamnosoma accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Lamnostomus accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Leiurus Kaup in Duméril, 1856 accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859
Genus Leptoconcher Carus, 1880 accepted as Myrophis Lütken, 1852
Genus Leptoconger Poey, 1880 accepted as Myrophis Lütken, 1852
Genus Leptognathus Swainson, 1838 accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Leptorhinophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Leptorhynchus Smith, 1840 accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
Genus Letharcus Goode & Bean, 1882 accepted as Letharchus Goode & Bean, 1882
Genus Liuranus Günther, 1870 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
Genus Machaerenchelys Fowler, 1938 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
Genus Macrodonophis Poey, 1868 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Malviolophus accepted as Malvoliophis Whitley, 1934 (misspelling)
Genus Microdonophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Microrhynchus Blache & Bauchot, 1972 accepted as Phaenomonas Myers & Wade, 1941
Genus Muaenichthys accepted as Muraenichthys Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
Genus Muraenophis Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Gymnothorax Bloch, 1795
Genus Muraenopsis Lesueur in Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Myrichttys accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859 (misspelling)
Genus Myrichtys accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859 (misspelling)
Genus Myroplius accepted as Myrophis Lütken, 1852 (misspelling)
Genus Myropterura Ogilby, 1897 accepted as Scolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897
Genus Myrus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Echelus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Notophtophis Castro-Aguirre & Suárez de los Cobos, 1983 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Omochelys Fowler, 1918 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Ophichtchys accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
Genus Ophichthys Swainson, 1839 accepted as Monopterus Lacepède, 1800 (synonym)
Genus Ophichtys accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
Genus Ophicthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
Genus Ophis Turton, 1807 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Ophisuraphis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Ophisurapus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Ophisurophis Bleeker, 1864 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
Genus Ophithorax McClelland, 1844 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Ophiurus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800 (misspelling)
Genus Ophychthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
Genus Opichthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
Genus Oxyodontichthys Poey, 1880 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Pantonora Smith, 1965 accepted as Yirrkala Whitley, 1940
Genus Paramyrus Günther, 1870 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Pelia Schlegel in Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Pisodonphis accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Pisodontophis Günther, 1870 accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Pisoodonophis Kaup, 1860 accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Pisoodontus Popta, 1904 accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856
Genus Poecilocephalus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Pogonophis Myers & Wade, 1941 accepted as Herpetoichthys Kaup, 1856
Genus Pterurus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Rhinenchelys Blache & Bauchot, 1972 accepted as Ichthyapus Brisout de Barneville, 1847
Genus Schizmorhynchus accepted as Schismorhynchus McCosker, 1970 (misspelling)
Genus Scolenchelys Ogilby, 1897 accepted as Scolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897
Genus Scytallurus Duméril, 1856 accepted as Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Scytalophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
Genus Sphagebranchus Bloch, 1795 accepted as Caecula Vahl, 1794 (synonym)
Genus Stethopterus Bleeker, 1853 (unaccepted)
Genus Syletophis Whitley, 1950 (unaccepted)
Genus Syletor Jordan, 1919 (unaccepted)
Genus Typhlotes Fischer, 1813 (unaccepted)
Genus Uranichthys Poey, 1867 (unaccepted)
Genus Verma Jordan & Evermann, 1896 (unaccepted)
Genus Zonophichthus Whitley, 1930 (unaccepted)

Genus Bertinulus Whitley, 1948 (unassessed)
Genus Cirrihimuraena (unassessed)
Genus Ophichtus (unassessed)
Genus Ophicthys Swainson, 1839 (unassessed)
Genus Ophictus (unassessed)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Ophichthidae. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114049 on 2021-05-15
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer online (Jul 2012) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Osteichthyes (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Anguilliformes (Order) > Ophichthidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info From FishBase: Freshwater + Brackish + Marine. FishBase flag: Mostly Marine. [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]

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