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Polypteridae Bonaparte, 1835

114148  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:114148)

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  1. Genus Bawitius Grandstaff, Smith, Lamanna, Lacovara & Abdel-Ghani, 2012 †
  2. Genus Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
    1. Species Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
    2. Species Erpetoichthys calabaris (Smith, 1865) accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
    3. Species Erpetoichthys robbianus Smith, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  3. Genus Polypterus Lacepède, 1803
    1. Species Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
    2. Species Polypterus delhezi Boulenger, 1899
    3. Species Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
    4. Species Polypterus mokelembembe
    5. Species Polypterus ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902
    6. Species Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
    7. Species Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
    8. Species Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    9. Species Polypterus teugelsi Britz, 2004
    10. Species Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
    11. Species Polypterus ansorgei Boulenger, 1910 accepted as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
    12. Species Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    13. Species Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    14. Species Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
    15. Species Polypterus buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
    16. Species Polypterus büttikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
    17. Species Polypterus congicus Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
    18. Species Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
    19. Species Polypterus erpetoideus Smith, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
    20. Species Polypterus lapradei Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803)
    21. Species Polypterus lapradii Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803)
    22. Species Polypterus lowei Boulenger, 1911 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
    23. Species Polypterus polli Gosse, 1988 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
    24. Species Polypterus retropinus Vaillant, 1899 accepted as Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
    25. Species Polypterus schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1923 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
    26. Species Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    27. Species Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    28. Species Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
    29. Species Polypterus weeksi Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
  4. Genus Protosphyraena Leidy, 1857 †
  5. Genus Pteronisculus White, 1933 †
  6. Genus Calamichthys Gervais, 1867 accepted as Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 (misspelling)
    1. Species Calamichthys calabarica (Smith, 1865) accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
    2. Species Calamichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865) accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  7. Genus Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 accepted as Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
    1. Species Calamoichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865) accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  8. Genus Calanichthys accepted as Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 (misspelling)
    1. Species Calanichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865) accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  9. Genus Herpetoichthys Günther, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2023). Polypteridae Bonaparte, 1835. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114148 on 2024-06-12
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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2023-05-20 14:33:10Z
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basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

additional source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [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 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) > Sarcopterygii (Class) > Polypteriformes (Order) > Polypteridae (Family) [details]

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

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