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IRMNG taxon details

Mormyridae

114899  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:114899)

accepted
Family
Genus Boulengeromyrus Taverne & Géry, 1968
Genus Brevimyrus Taverne, 1971
Genus Brienomyrus Taverne, 1971
Genus Campylomormyrus Bleeker, 1874
Genus Cryptomyrus Sullivan, 2016
Genus Cyphomyrus Myers, 1960
Genus Genyomyrus Boulenger, 1898
Genus Gnathonemus Gill, 1863
Genus Heteromormyrus Steindachner, 1866
Genus Hippopotamyrus Pappenheim, 1906
Genus Hyperopisus Gill, 1862
Genus Isichthys Gill, 1863
Genus Ivindomyrus Taverne & Géry, 1975
Genus Marcusenius Gill, 1862
Genus Mormyrops Müller, 1843
Genus Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Myomyrus Boulenger, 1898
Genus Oxymormyrus Bleeker, 1874
Genus Paramormyrops Taverne, Thys van den Audenaerde & Heymer, 1977
Genus Petrocephalus Marcusen, 1854
Genus Pollimyrus Taverne, 1971
Genus Stomatorhinus Boulenger, 1898

Genus Hyperopsis accepted as Hyperopisus Gill, 1862
Genus Hyppopotamyrus accepted as Hippopotamyrus Pappenheim, 1906
Genus Mormyrius Swainson, 1839 accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Mormyrodes Gill, 1862 accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Mormyros accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Murmyrous accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Oxyrhynchus Leach in Tuckey, 1818 accepted as Mormyrops Müller, 1843
Genus Paramyomyrus Pellegrin, 1927 accepted as Hippopotamyrus Pappenheim, 1906
Genus Phagrus Marcusen, 1864 accepted as Hyperopisus Gill, 1862
Genus Scrophicephalus Swainson, 1838 accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Solenomormyrus Bleeker, 1874 accepted as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Polymyrus (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2018). Mormyridae. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114899 on 2020-09-20
Date
action
by
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) > Osteoglossiformes (Order) > Mormyridae (Family) [details]

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

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