WoRMS taxon details

Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800

125648  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125648)

accepted
Genus
Species Ophisurus macrorhynchos Bleeker, 1853
Species Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Ophisurus alternans Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert, 1781)
Species Ophisurus apicalis Anonymous [Bennett], 1830 accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Species Ophisurus baccidens Cantor, 1849 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Ophisurus bangko Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus boro Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Ophisurus brachysoma Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus breviceps Richardson, 1848 accepted as Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus Broekmeijeri Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus celebicus (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Species Ophisurus broekmeyeri Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus celebicus (Bleeker, 1856)
Species Ophisurus californiensis Garrett, 1863 accepted as Ophichthus triserialis (Kaup, 1856)
Species Ophisurus cancrivomer Richardson, 1848 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848) (misspelling)
Species Ophisurus cancrivorus Richardson, 1848 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus caudatus McClelland, 1844 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Ophisurus celebicus Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Ophichthus celebicus (Bleeker, 1856)
Species Ophisurus cheilopogon Bleeker, 1860 accepted as Cirrhimuraena cheilopogon (Bleeker, 1860)
Species Ophisurus chrysops Poey, 1860 accepted as Ophichthus gomesii (Castelnau, 1855)
Species Ophisurus cirrocheilos Bleeker, 1857 accepted as Brachysomophis cirrocheilos (Bleeker, 1857)
Species Ophisurus compar Richardson, 1848 accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus crocodilinus Bennett, 1833 accepted as Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833)
Species Ophisurus dicellurus Richardson, 1845 accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
Species Ophisurus diepenhorsti Bleeker, 1860 accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Species Ophisurus fasciatus Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert, 1781)
Species Ophisurus gomesii Castelnau, 1855 accepted as Ophichthus gomesii (Castelnau, 1855)
Species Ophisurus grandoculis Cantor, 1849 accepted as Ophichthus grandoculis (Cantor, 1849)
Species Ophisurus guineensis Blache, 1975 accepted as Xyrias guineensis (Blache, 1975)
Species Ophisurus guttatus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Ophisurus harancha Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Ophisurus havanensis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Ophisurus hijala Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Pisodonophis hijala (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus hispanus Bellotti, 1858 accepted as Ophichthus rufus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Species Ophisurus hoevenii Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Pisodonophis hoeveni (Bleeker, 1853)
Species Ophisurus hypselopterus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Pisodonophis hypselopterus (Bleeker, 1851)
Species Ophisurus intertinctus Richardson, 1848 accepted as Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus latemaculatus Poey, 1867 accepted as Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur, 1825)
Species Ophisurus longus Poey, 1867 accepted as Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus lumbricoides Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Ophichthus rutidoderma (Bleeker, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus macrochir Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Ophichthus macrochir (Bleeker, 1853)
Species Ophisurus macrorhynchus Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Ophisurus macrorhynchos Bleeker, 1853 (misspelling)
Species Ophisurus minimus McClelland, 1844 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus multiserialis (Norman, 1939) accepted as Xyrias multiserialis (Norman, 1939)
Species Ophisurus nigrepinnis Liénard, 1842 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus pardalis Valenciennes, 1839 accepted as Myrichthys pardalis (Valenciennes, 1839)
Species Ophisurus parilis Richardson, 1848 accepted as Ophichthus cylindroideus (Ranzani, 1839) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus polyodon Bleeker, 1860 accepted as Cirrhimuraena chinensis Kaup, 1856
Species Ophisurus porphyreus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Brachysomophis porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Species Ophisurus potamophilus Bleeker, 1854 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Ophisurus ramiger Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus regius Richardson, 1848 accepted as Ophichthus regius (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus remiger Valenciennes, 1837 accepted as Ophichthus remiger (Valenciennes, 1837)
Species Ophisurus rostellatus Richardson, 1848 accepted as Mystriophis rostellatus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus rostratus McClelland, 1844 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus rutidoderma Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Ophichthus rutidoderma (Bleeker, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus rutidodermatoides Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Ophichthus rutidoderma (Bleeker, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus schaapi Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822) (misspelling)
Species Ophisurus schaapii Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus semicinctus Richardson, 1848 accepted as Pisodonophis semicinctus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Ophisurus semicinctus Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett, 1839) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus sinensis Richardson, 1848 accepted as Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson, 1848) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus spadiceus Richardson, 1846 accepted as Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
Species Ophisurus vermiformis McClelland, 1844 accepted as Pisodonophis boro (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Ophisurus versicolor Richardson, 1848 accepted as Leiuranus versicolor (Richardson, 1848)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Ophisurus Lacepède, 1800. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125648 on 2018-11-15
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
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Martinez, Olga
2013-01-04 15:09:25Z
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2014-11-21 13:09:37Z
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taxonomy 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 van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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