Taxon profile


Anguilliformes L. S. Berg, 1943

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei

Scientific synonyms



Anguilliformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Anguilliformes


Included taxa

Number of records: 9

suborder Anguilloidei
suborder Congroidei
suborder Nemichthyoidei

Unplaced taxa

family Protoanguillidae G. D. Johnson, Ida & Miya, 2011

Fossil taxa

family Anguillavidae Hay, 1903
family Derrhiidae Jordan, 1925
family Libanechelyidae Taverne, 2004
family Urenchelyidae Jordan, 1905

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/23]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4fcfdbec-596c-4a37-9122-42ba89f49b5b]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
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 Anguilliformes]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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