WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophidae Gill, 1893

125498 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125498)
accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthosema Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBolinichthys Paxton, 1972
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrobranchus Fowler, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratoscopelus Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenichthys Bolin, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectrona Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonichthys Gistel, 1850
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnoscopelus Günther, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHintonia Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHygophum Bolin, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiolychnus Nafpaktitis & Paxton, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKrefftichthys Hulley, 1981
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampadena Goode & Bean, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctodes Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampichthys Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidophanes Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobianchia Gatti, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoweina Fowler, 1925
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrostoma Risso, 1827
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetelectrona Wisner, 1963
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophinae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophum Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannobrachium Günther, 1887
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanobrachium Günther, 1887
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotolychnus Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotoscopelus Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvilux Hubbs & Wisner, 1964
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtomyctophum Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelopsis Brauer, 1906
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenobrachius Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymbolophorus Bolin & Wisner, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaaningichthys Bolin, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarletonbeania Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriphoturus Fraser-Brunner, 1949

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAethoprora Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlysia Lowe, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonichthys Gistel, 1850
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBentosema accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthosema Goode & Bean, 1896 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollettia Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenoscopelus Fraser-Brunner, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophum Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyscopelus Günther, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophum Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenichthye accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenichthys Bolin, 1939 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenichthys Bolin, 1939 (lapsus calami)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDorsadena Coleman & Nafpaktitis, 1972 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampadena Goode & Bean, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHierops Fraser-Brunner, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtomyctophum Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanctus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanictus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840 (misspelling)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctinae Paxton, 1972 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophidae Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLebianchia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobianchia Gatti, 1904 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobiancha accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobianchia Gatti, 1904 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMychtophum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophum Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctoophum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyctophum Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNasolychnus Smith, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnoscopelus Günther, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotoscopellus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotoscopelus Günther, 1864 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNyctophus Cocco, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalampanyctus Kotthaus, 1972 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNannobrachium Günther, 1887
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinoscopelus Lütken, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonichthys Gistel, 1850
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpa accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpe Cloquet, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerpe Cloquet, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctus Bonaparte, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriphotorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriphoturus Fraser-Brunner, 1949 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVestula Bolin, 1946 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotolychnus Fraser-Brunner, 1949
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small supramaxilla. With subocular shelf. Anal fin origin below or slightly behind dorsal fin base. Head and body with groups and rows of small photophores; one species without. Scales cycloid; ctenoid in 4 species. Swim bladder usually present. Vertebrae 28-45. Heavily preyed upon by many marine fishes and mammals. Diurnal migration exhibited by many: most species with peak abundance between 300 and 1200 m by day and between 10 and 100 m at night.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Myctophidae Gill, 1893. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125498 on 2017-11-25

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctinae Paxton, 1972) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampanyctinae Paxton, 1972) Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: circumglobal. Some with small supramaxilla. With subocular shelf. Anal fin origin below or slightly behind dorsal fin base. Head and body with groups and rows of small photophores; one species without. Scales cycloid; ctenoid in 4 species. Swim bladder usually present. Vertebrae 28-45. Heavily preyed upon by many marine fishes and mammals. Diurnal migration exhibited by many: most species with peak abundance between 300 and 1200 m by day and between 10 and 100 m at night.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlanternfishes  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoissons-lanternes  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハダカイワシ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysprikkfiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysprikkfiskfamilien  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlinternillas  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprickfiskar  [details]