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Conger Bosc, 1817

1282934  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1282934)

accepted
Genus
Species Conger brevisulcus (Schwarzhans, 1980) †
Species Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830
Species Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Conger erebennus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Species Conger esculentus Poey, 1861
Species Conger japonicus Bleeker, 1879
Species Conger macrocephalus Kanazawa, 1958
Species Conger myriaster (Brevoort, 1856)
Species Conger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818)
Species Conger oligoporus Kanazawa, 1958
Species Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837
Species Conger philippinus Kanazawa, 1958
Species Conger singaporensis Bleeker, 1853
Species Conger triporiceps Kanazawa, 1958
Species Conger verreauxi Kaup, 1856
Species Conger wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Species Conger altipinnis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830
Species Conger anago Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Ariosoma anago (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Species Conger anagoides Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Ariosoma anagoides (Bleeker, 1853)
Species Conger analis Poey, 1860 accepted as Ariosoma anale (Poey, 1860)
Species Conger auratus Costa, 1844 accepted as Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Conger balearicus (Delaroche, 1809) accepted as Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Conger cassini (Risso, 1810) accepted as Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Conger chilensis Guichenot, 1848 accepted as Genypterus chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)
Species Conger communis Costa, 1844 accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Conger cylindroideus Ranzani, 1839 accepted as Ophichthus cylindroideus (Ranzani, 1839)
Species Conger flavipinnatus Bennett, 1832 accepted as Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830
Species Conger guttulata (Günther, 1887) accepted as Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther, 1887)
Species Conger impressus Poey, 1860 accepted as Ariosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Conger labiatus Castelnau, 1879 accepted as Conger wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Conger leptognathus Bleeker, 1858 accepted as Oxyconger leptognathus (Bleeker, 1858)
Species Conger lepturus (Richardson, 1845) accepted as Uroconger lepturus (Richardson, 1845)
Species Conger macrops Günther, 1870 accepted as Paraconger macrops (Günther, 1870)
Species Conger maldivensis Norman, 1939 accepted as Congriscus maldivensis (Norman, 1939)
Species Conger marginatus Valenciennes, 1850 accepted as Conger cinereus Rüppell, 1830
Species Conger microstoma Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Conger mordax Poey, 1860 accepted as Echiophis punctifer (Kaup, 1859)
Species Conger multidens Castelnau, 1855 accepted as Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837
Species Conger mystax (Delaroche, 1809) accepted as Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Conger niger (Risso, 1810) accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Conger oceanica (Mitchill, 1818) accepted as Conger oceanicus (Mitchill, 1818)
Species Conger opistophthalmus Ranzani, 1839 accepted as Ariosoma opistophthalmum (Ranzani, 1839)
Species Conger orbignyanus Valenciennes, 1837 accepted as Conger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837
Species Conger punctus Jenyns, 1842 accepted as Maynea puncta (Jenyns, 1842)
Species Conger rubescens Ranzani, 1840 accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Conger savanna Bancroft, 1831 accepted as Cynoponticus savanna (Bancroft, 1831)
Species Conger talabon Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Conger talabonoides Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Congresox talabonoides (Bleeker, 1853)
Species Conger telabon Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Congresox talabon (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Conger urolophus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Ophichthus urolophus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Species Conger uropterus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Echelus uropterus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Species Conger verus Risso, 1827 accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Conger vulgaris Yarrell, 1832 accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
marine, brackish, fresh
recent + fossil
In Cuvier, Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle. . ., Nouv. Ed.
page(s): 450 [details]   
Taxonomic remark Predates Conger Oken, 1817, even though latter is on ICZN Official List, refer Eschmeyer. See discussion in Paxton et al....  
Taxonomic remark Predates Conger Oken, 1817, even though latter is on ICZN Official List, refer Eschmeyer. See discussion in Paxton et al. 1989 regarding authorship of this genus; should be credited to Bosc instead of Oken. (Eschmeyer). [details]
IRMNG (2021). Conger Bosc, 1817. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1282934 on 2021-09-23
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2006-09-20 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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original description In Cuvier, Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle. . ., Nouv. Ed.
page(s): 450 [details]   

basis of record SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

verified source for family WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

verified source for family Eschmeyer online (Jun 2012) [details]   

name verified source Eschmeyer online (Aug 2011) [details]   

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

current name source WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source Sepkoski, J. J., Jr. (2002). A compendium of fossil marine animal genera. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 363, 1-560. [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   

original description  (of Conger Houttuyn, 1764) Nat. Hist., 7 (1)
page(s): 103 [details]   

original description  (of Helminthichthys Agassiz, 1846) Agassiz, L. (1842-1847). Nomenclator zoologicus : continens nomina systematica generum animalium tam viventium quam fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum disposita, adjectis auctoribus, libris, in quibus reperiuntur, anno editionis, etymologia et familiis, ad quas pertinent, in singulis classibus. [All emendation to be found in the Index Universalis, of which the Nomenclatoris zoologici index universalis of 1848 is a later edition with a different pagination andformat]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33664307 [details]   

original description  (of Helminctis Bonaparte, 1841) Fauna Ital., 3, Introd., [p. 15]. [details]   

original description  (of Isognatha Gill, 1861) Gill, T.N. (1861). Catalogue of the fishes of the eastern coast of North America, from Greenland to Georgia. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 1861(suppl.): 1-63., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1683686
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (of Congrus Richardson, 1845) Zool. "Sulphur" (Fish)
page(s): 105 [details]   

original description  (of Forskalichthys Whitley, 1935) Rec. Australian Mus., 19
page(s): 219 [details]   

original description  (of Astroconger Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) Mem. Carnegie Mus., 10
page(s): 194 [details]   

original description  (of Veternio Snyder, 1904) Bull. U.S. Fish Comm., 22 (1902)
page(s): 516 [details]   

original description  (of Microconger Fowler, 1912) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 64
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (of Conger Schaeffer, 1760) Epist. Stud. Ichthyol.
page(s): 20 [details]   

original description  (of Helmictis Rafinesque, 1810) Ind. Itt. Sic.
page(s): 62 [details]   

original description  (of Helminthichthys Agassiz, 1846 [2]) Agassiz, L. (1842-1847). Nomenclator zoologicus : continens nomina systematica generum animalium tam viventium quam fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum disposita, adjectis auctoribus, libris, in quibus reperiuntur, anno editionis, etymologia et familiis, ad quas pertinent, in singulis classibus. [All emendation to be found in the Index Universalis, of which the Nomenclatoris zoologici index universalis of 1848 is a later edition with a different pagination andformat]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33664307 [details]   

original description  (of Conger Oken, 1817 (ex Cuvier)) Isis (Oken),
page(s): 1181 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info From FishBase: Brackish + Marine. FishBase flag: All Marine. [details]

Subfamily Congrinae [details]

Taxonomic remark Predates Conger Oken, 1817, even though latter is on ICZN Official List, refer Eschmeyer. See discussion in Paxton et al. 1989 regarding authorship of this genus; should be credited to Bosc instead of Oken. (Eschmeyer). [details]

Type species as cited Muraena conger Linnaeus 1758 [details]

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