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Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 22

species Mormyrus bernhardi Pellegrin, 1926
species Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898
species Mormyrus casalis Vinciguerra, 1922
species Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus, 1758
species Mormyrus cyaneus Roberts & Stewart, 1976
species Mormyrus felixi Pellegrin, 1939
species Mormyrus goheeni Fowler, 1919
species Mormyrus hasselquistii Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847
species Mormyrus hildebrandti Peters, 1882
species Mormyrus iriodes Roberts & Stewart, 1976
species Mormyrus kannume Forskål, 1775 - Bottlenose
species Mormyrus lacerda Castelnau, 1861 - Bottle-nose
species Mormyrus longirostris Peters, 1852 - Amalompi

Mormyrus longirostris - Amalompi

species Mormyrus macrocephalus Worthington, 1929
species Mormyrus macrophthalmus Günther, 1866 - Mormyrids
species Mormyrus niloticus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
species Mormyrus ovis Boulenger, 1898
species Mormyrus rume Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847
species Mormyrus subundulatus Roberts, 1989
species Mormyrus tapirus Pappenheim, 1905
species Mormyrus tenuirostris Peters, 1882
species Mormyrus thomasi Pellegrin, 1938

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2777]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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