Taxon profile


Myctophidae Th.N. Gill, 1893

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Myctophiformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 33

genus Benthosema Goode & Bean, 1896
genus Bolinichthys Paxton, 1972
genus Centrobranchus Fowler, 1904
genus Ceratoscopelus Günther, 1864
genus Diaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
genus Diogenichthys Bolin, 1939
genus Electrona Goode & Bean, 1896
genus Gonichthys Gistel, 1850
genus Gymnoscopelus Günther, 1873
genus Hintonia Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Hygophum Bolin, 1939
genus Idiolychnus Nafpaktitis & Paxton, 1978
genus Krefftichthys Hulley, 1981
genus Lampadena Goode & Bean, 1893
genus Lampanyctodes Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Lampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840
genus Lampichthys Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Lepidophanes Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Lobianchia Gatti, 1904
genus Loweina Fowler, 1925
genus Metelectrona Wisner, 1963
genus Myctophum Rafinesque, 1810
genus Nannobrachium Günther, 1887
genus Notolychnus Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Notoscopelus Günther, 1864
genus Parvilux Hubbs & Wisner, 1964
genus Protomyctophum Fraser-Brunner, 1949
genus Scopelopsis Brauer, 1906
genus Stenobrachius Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
genus Symbolophorus Bolin & Wisner, 1959
genus Taaningichthys Bolin, 1959
genus Tarletonbeania Eigenmann & Eigenman, 1890
genus Triphoturus Fraser-Brunner, 1949

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/296]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Myctophidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [260bcf06-77bf-4b57-b75b-6fd140be8f52]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Myctophidae]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Myctophidae]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013
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 Myctophidae Th.N. Gill, 1893]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 22 March 2007]

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