WoRMS taxon details

Ophichthinae Günther, 1870

151821  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151821)

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  1. Genus Allips McCosker, 1972
  2. Genus Aplatophis Böhlke, 1956
  3. Genus Aprognathodon Böhlke, 1967
  4. Genus Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
  5. Genus Bascanichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
  6. Genus Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
  7. Genus Caecula Vahl, 1794
  8. Genus Callechelys Kaup, 1856
  9. Genus Caralophia Böhlke, 1955
  10. Genus Chauligenion McCosker & Okamoto, 2016
  11. Genus Cirrhimuraena Kaup, 1856
  12. Genus Cirricaecula Schultz, 1953
  13. Genus Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
  14. Genus Echelus Rafinesque, 1810
  15. Genus Echiophis Kaup, 1856
  16. Genus Ethadophis Rosenblatt & McCosker, 1970
  17. Genus Evips McCosker, 1972
  18. Genus Gordiichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
  19. Genus Hemerorhinus Weber & de Beaufort, 1916
  20. Genus Herpetoichthys Kaup, 1856
  21. Genus Hyphalophis McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
  22. Genus Ichthyapus Brisout de Barneville, 1847
  23. Genus Kertomichthys McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
  24. Genus Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856
  25. Genus Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
  26. Genus Leptenchelys Myers & Wade, 1941
  27. Genus Letharchus Goode & Bean, 1882
  28. Genus Lethogoleos McCosker & Böhlke, 1982
  29. Genus Leuropharus Rosenblatt & McCosker, 1970
  30. Genus Luthulenchelys McCosker, 2007
  31. Genus Malvoliophis Whitley, 1934
  32. Genus Myrichthys Girard, 1859
  33. Genus Mystriophis Kaup, 1856
  34. Genus Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  35. Genus Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
  36. Genus Oxystomus Rafinesque, 1810
  37. Genus Paraletharchus McCosker, 1974
  38. Genus Phaenomonas Myers & Wade, 1941
  39. Genus Phyllophichthus Gosline, 1951
  40. Genus Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856
  41. Genus Quassiremus Jordan & Davis, 1891
  42. Genus Rhinophichthus McCosker, 1999
  43. Genus Scytalichthys Jordan & Davis, 1891
  44. Genus Suculentophichthus Fricke, 2015
  45. Genus Xestochilus McCosker, 1998
  46. Genus Xyrias Jordan & Snyder, 1901
  47. Genus Yirrkala Whitley, 1940
  48. Genus Acanthenchelys Norman, 1922 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  49. Genus Achirophichthys Bleeker, 1864 accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856
  50. Genus Anguisurus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856
  51. Genus Antobrantia Pinto, 1970 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  52. Genus Apterichthus accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling)
  53. Genus Apterichthys accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806 (misspelling)
  54. Genus Brachysomorphis accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  55. Genus Brachysonophis accepted as Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  56. Genus Caecilia Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
  57. Genus Centrurophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  58. Genus Chlevastes Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859
  59. Genus Coecula accepted as Caecula Vahl, 1794 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  60. Genus Cogrus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  61. Genus Crotalopsis Kaup, 1860 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
  62. Genus Cryptopterus Kaup, 1860 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  63. Genus Cryptopterygium Ginsburg, 1951 accepted as Callechelys Kaup, 1856
  64. Genus Cyclophichthys Whitley, 1951 accepted as Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
  65. Genus Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (synonym)
  66. Genus Elapsopsis accepted as Elapsopis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
  67. Genus Evipes accepted as Evips McCosker, 1972 (misspelling)
  68. Genus Lamnastoma accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  69. Genus Lamnosoma accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  70. Genus Lamnostomus accepted as Lamnostoma Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  71. Genus Leptorhynchus Smith, 1840 accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800
  72. Genus Liuranus accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
  73. Genus Machaerenchelys Fowler, 1938 accepted as Leiuranus Bleeker, 1853
  74. Genus Malviolophus accepted as Malvoliophis Whitley, 1934 (misspelling)
  75. Genus Microdonophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  76. Genus Microrhynchus Blache & Bauchot, 1972 accepted as Phaenomonas Myers & Wade, 1941
  77. Genus Muraenophis Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Gymnothorax Bloch, 1795
  78. Genus Muraenopsis Lesueur, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  79. Genus Myrichttys accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859 (misspelling)
  80. Genus Myrichtys accepted as Myrichthys Girard, 1859 (misspelling)
  81. Genus Myrus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Echelus Rafinesque, 1810
  82. Genus Notophtophis Castro-Aguirre & Suárez de los Cobos, 1983 accepted as Echiophis Kaup, 1856
  83. Genus Omochelys Fowler, 1918 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  84. Genus Ophichtchys accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
  85. Genus Ophichtys accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
  86. Genus Ophicthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
  87. Genus Ophisurapus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
  88. Genus Ophiurus accepted as Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800 (misspelling)
  89. Genus Ophychthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
  90. Genus Opichthus accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789 (misspelling)
  91. Genus Oxyodontichthys Poey, 1880 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  92. Genus Pantonora Smith, 1965 accepted as Yirrkala Whitley, 1940
  93. Genus Pisodonphis accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  94. Genus Pisodontophis accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  95. Genus Pisonodophis accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  96. Genus Pisoodonophis accepted as Pisodonophis Kaup, 1856 (misspelling)
  97. Genus Poecilocephalus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  98. Genus Pogonophis Myers & Wade, 1941 accepted as Herpetoichthys Kaup, 1856
  99. Genus Pterurus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Dalophis Rafinesque, 1810
  100. Genus Rhinenchelys Blache & Bauchot, 1972 accepted as Ichthyapus Brisout de Barneville, 1847
  101. Genus Scytalophis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  102. Genus Sphagebranchus Bloch, 1795 accepted as Caecula Vahl, 1794 (synonym)
  103. Genus Uranichthys Poey, 1867 accepted as Ophichthus Ahl, 1789
  104. Genus Verma Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Apterichtus Duméril, 1806
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ophichthinae Günther, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151821 on 2024-03-01
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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