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Melamphaes  Günther, 1864
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166093

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                                  FamilyMelamphaidae  – deepsea bigscale fishes, bigscale fishes, ridgeheads  
                                     GenusMelamphaes Günther, 1864  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Melamphaes acanthomus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes danae Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes ebelingi Keene, 1973  
                                        Species Melamphaes eulepis Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes hubbsi Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes indicus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes janae Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes laeviceps Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes leprus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes longivelis Parr, 1933  
                                        Species Melamphaes lugubris Gilbert, 1891 – highsnout melamphid, highsnout melamphid 
                                        Species Melamphaes macrocephalus Parr, 1931  
                                        Species Melamphaes microps (Günther, 1878)  
                                        Species Melamphaes parini Kotlyar, 1999  
                                        Species Melamphaes parvus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes polylepis Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes pumilus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes simus Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes spinifer Ebeling, 1962  
                                        Species Melamphaes suborbitalis (Gill, 1883)  
                                        Species Melamphaes typhlops (Lowe, 1843)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Melamphaes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melamphaes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Melamphaes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Melamphaes   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Melamphaes misspelled as Melanphaes in Eschmeyer's Genera of Fishes  



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