Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Gobiiformes »  family Microdesmidae - dartfishes

Scientific synonyms

Ptereleotridae Bleeker, 1875

Other names

= dartfish


Ptereleotris evides - Blackfin Dartfish

Ptereleotris evides - Blackfin Dartfish

Author: Milan Kořínek

Nemateleotris decora - Decorated Dartfish

Nemateleotris decora - Decorated Dartfish

Author: Milan Kořínek

Ptereleotrinae in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Ptereleotrinae

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

genus Aioliops Rennis & Hoese, 1987
genus Navigobius Hoese & Motomura, 2009
genus Nemateleotris Fowler, 1938
genus Oxymetopon Bleeker, 1861
genus Parioglossus Regan, 1912 - Blacktail dartfishes
genus Ptereleotris Gill, 1863

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/561]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Ptereleotridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 Ptereleotridae Bleeker, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 27 May 2007]

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