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Polypteridae

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

accepted
Family
Genus Bawitius Grandstaff, Smith, Lamanna, Lacovara & Abdel-Ghani, 2012 †
Genus Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
Genus Polypterus Lacepède, 1803
  » Species Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
  » Species Polypterus delhezi Boulenger, 1899
  » Species Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  » Species Polypterus mokelembembe
  » Species Polypterus ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902
  » Species Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  » Species Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
  » Species Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus teugelsi Britz, 2004
  » Species Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
  » Species Polypterus ansorgei Boulenger, 1910 accepted as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
  » Species Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  » Species Polypterus buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  » Species Polypterus büttikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  » Species Polypterus congicus Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  » Species Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  » Species Polypterus erpetoideus Smith, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  » Species Polypterus lapradei Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803)
  » Species Polypterus lapradii Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803)
  » Species Polypterus lowei Boulenger, 1911 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  » Species Polypterus polli Gosse, 1988 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  » Species Polypterus retropinus Vaillant, 1899 accepted as Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
  » Species Polypterus schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1923 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
  » Species Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Polypterus weeksi Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
Genus Protosphyraena Leidy, 1857 †
Genus Pteronisculus White, 1933 †

Genus Calamichthys Gervais, 1867 accepted as Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 (misspelling)
Genus Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 accepted as Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
Genus Calanichthys accepted as Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 (misspelling)
Genus Herpetoichthys Günther, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys Smith, 1865
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Polypteridae. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114148 on 2021-10-28
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) > Sarcopterygii (Class) > Polypteriformes (Order) > Polypteridae (Family) [details]

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

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