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Mormyrus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 649792

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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  
                            OrderOsteoglossiformes  – bonytongues  
                                     FamilyMormyridae  – elephant fishes, mormyrids  
                                        GenusMormyrus Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Mormyrus bernhardi Pellegrin, 1926  
                                           Species Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898  
                                           Species Mormyrus casalis Vinciguerra, 1922  
                                           Species Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus, 1758  
                                           Species Mormyrus cyaneus Roberts and Stewart, 1976  
                                           Species Mormyrus felixi Pellegrin, 1939  
                                           Species Mormyrus goheeni Fowler, 1919  
                                           Species Mormyrus hasselquistii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847  
                                           Species Mormyrus iriodes Roberts and Stewart, 1976  
                                           Species Mormyrus kannume Forsskål, 1775 – elephant-snout fish 
                                           Species Mormyrus lacerda Castelnau, 1861 – bottle-nose, ndikusi, western bottlenose mormyrid 
                                           Species Mormyrus longirostris Peters, 1852 – amalompi, bottle-nose, eastern bottlenose mormyrid, hotama 
                                           Species Mormyrus macrocephalus Worthington, 1929  
                                           Species Mormyrus macrophthalmus Günther, 1866  
                                           Species Mormyrus niloticus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                           Species Mormyrus ovis Boulenger, 1898  
                                           Species Mormyrus rume Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847  
                                           Species Mormyrus subundulatus Roberts, 1989  
                                           Species Mormyrus tapirus Pappenheim, 1905  
                                           Species Mormyrus tenuirostris Peters, 1882  
                                           Species Mormyrus thomasi Pellegrin, 1938  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Mormyrus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Daget, J., J. -P. Gosse, and D. F. E. Thys van den Audenaerde, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-List of Freshwater Fishes of Africa. vol. 1   
  Page(s): 410   
  Publisher: ORSTOM   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 2-87177-002-6   
  Reference for: Mormyrus   
  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: Mormyrus   

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