Taxon profile


false morays
Chlopsidae Rafinesque, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anguilliformes »  suborder Anguilloidei

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 10

genus Boehlkenchelys Tighe, 1992
genus Catesbya Böhlke & Smith, 1968
genus Chilorhinus Lütken, 1852
genus Chlopsis Rafinesque, 1810
genus Kaupichthys Schultz, 1943
genus Powellichthys Smith, 1966
genus Robinsia Böhlke & Smith, 1967
genus Thalassenchelys Castle & Raju, 1975
genus Xenoconger Regan, 1912

Fossil taxa

genus Whitapodus Blot, 1981

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/225]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chlopsidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [cb850e2d-b111-4e2c-9b01-70d2ceeee6e2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chlopsidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Chlopsidae Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 06 May 2007]

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