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: 26

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
genus Brannerion Jordan, 1920
genus Casierius Estes, 1969
genus Dinelops Woodward, 1907
genus Enchelion Hay, 1903
genus Eodiaphyodus Arambourg, 1952
genus Eomuraena Casier, 1967
genus Eomyrophis Whitley, 1950
genus Eomyrus Eastman, 1905
genus Gazolapodus Blot, 1981
genus Hajulia Woodward, 1942
genus Luenchelys Belouze, Gayet & Atallah, 2003
genus Micromyrus Casier, 1967
genus Mylomyrus Woodward, 1910
genus Palaeomyrus Casier, 1967
genus Parechelus Casier, 1967
genus Protoanguilla Cadrobbi, 1962
genus Pseudoegertonia Dartevelle & Casier, 1949

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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