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Microdesmus  Günther, 1864
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172163

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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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyMicrodesmidae  – wormfishes, peces lombriz, poissons-lombrics, dartfishes  
                                        GenusMicrodesmus Günther, 1864  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Microdesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)  
                                           Species Microdesmus affinis Meek and Hildebrand, 1928 – olivaceous wormfish, pez lombriz oliváceo 
                                           Species Microdesmus africanus Dawson, 1979  
                                           Species Microdesmus bahianus Dawson, 1973  
                                           Species Microdesmus carri Gilbert, 1966 – pez lombriz punteado, stippled wormfish 
                                           Species Microdesmus dipus Günther, 1864 – banded wormfish, pez lombriz rayado 
                                           Species Microdesmus dorsipunctatus Dawson, 1968 – pez lombriz lomo punteado, spotback wormfish 
                                           Species Microdesmus hildebrandi Reid, 1936  
                                           Species Microdesmus intermedius Meek and Hildebrand, 1928  
                                           Species Microdesmus knappi Dawson, 1972  
                                           Species Microdesmus lanceolatus Dawson, 1962 – lancetail wormfish 
                                           Species Microdesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910) – pink wormfish 
                                           Species Microdesmus luscus Dawson, 1977  
                                           Species Microdesmus multiradiatus Meek and Hildebrand, 1928  
                                           Species Microdesmus retropinnis Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – pez lombriz aletatrasera, rearfin wormfish 
                                           Species Microdesmus suttkusi Gilbert, 1966 – pez lombriz manchado, spotside wormfish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Microdesmus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Microdesmus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Microdesmus   
  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: Microdesmus   
  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: Microdesmus   

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