Taxon profile


Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Osteoglossiformes »  family Mormyridae - elephantfishes »  genus Paramormyrops

Scientific synonyms

Mormyrops sphekodes Sauvage, 1879
Brienomyrus sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)
Marcusenius sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)
Marcusenius sphecodes (Sauvage, 1879)
Brienomyrus sphecodes (Sauvage, 1879)

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10836]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4234]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Brienomyrus sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [182200]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)]
Data retrieved on: 3 September 2019
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Brienomyrus sphecodes Sauvage, 1879]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
EN Rich, M., J. P. Sullivan and C. D. Hopkins (2017): Rediscovery and description of Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879) and a new cryptic Paramormyrops (Mormyridae: Osteoglossiformes) from the Ogooué River of Gabon using morphometrics, DNA sequencing and electrophysiology, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society v. 180 (no. 3): [1-34] 613-646 [as Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879)]

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