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

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