Taxon profile


Carapidae Poey, 1867

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

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

genus Carapus Rafinesque, 1810
genus Echiodon Thompson, 1837
genus Encheliophis Müller, 1842
genus Eurypleuron Markle & Olney, 1990
genus Onuxodon Smith, 1955
genus Pyramodon Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
genus Snyderidia Gilbert, 1905
genus Tetragondacnus Anderson & Satria, 2007

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [bd545b65-aba5-48fb-8526-1aa43fc913dc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carapidae]
Data retrieved on: 19 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 Carapidae]
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 Carapidae Poey, 1867]
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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