WoRMS taxon details

Myctophum Rafinesque, 1810

125829  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125829)

accepted
Genus
Species Myctophum affine (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum arcticum
Species Myctophum asperum Richardson, 1845
Species Myctophum aurolaternatum Garman, 1899
Species Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker, 1856)
Species Myctophum fissunovi Becker & Borodulina, 1971
Species Myctophum indicum (Day, 1877)
Species Myctophum lunatum Becker & Borodulina, 1978
Species Myctophum lychnobium Bolin, 1946
Species Myctophum nitidulum Garman, 1899
Species Myctophum obtusirostre Tåning, 1928
Species Myctophum orientale (Gilbert, 1913)
Species Myctophum ovcharovi Tsarin, 1993
Species Myctophum phengodes (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum pristilepis
Species Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque, 1810
Species Myctophum selenops Tåning, 1928
Species Myctophum spinosum (Steindachner, 1867)

Species Myctophum aeolochrus Barnard, 1927 accepted as Diaphus effulgens (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Species Myctophum alatum (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Lampanyctus alatus Goode & Bean, 1896
Species Myctophum anderssoni Lönnberg, 1905 accepted as Krefftichthys anderssoni (Lönnberg, 1905)
Species Myctophum andreae (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Centrobranchus andreae (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum antarcticum (Günther, 1878) accepted as Electrona antarctica (Günther, 1878)
Species Myctophum argenteus (Gilchrist, 1904) accepted as Lampanyctodes hectoris (Günther, 1876)
Species Myctophum atratum Garman, 1899 accepted as Hygophum atratum (Garman, 1899)
Species Myctophum benoiti (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Hygophum benoiti (Cocco, 1838)
Species Myctophum boops Richardson, 1845 accepted as Symbolophorus boops (Richardson, 1845)
Species Myctophum brachignathum (Bleeker, 1856) accepted as Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum brachygnathos (Bleeker, 1856) accepted as Myctophum brachygnathum (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum braueri Lönnberg, 1905 accepted as Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lönnberg, 1905)
Species Myctophum braueri Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Hygophum reinhardtii (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum caeruleum (Klunzinger, 1871) accepted as Diaphus coeruleus (Klunzinger, 1871)
Species Myctophum caerulum (Klunzinger, 1871) accepted as Diaphus coeruleus (Klunzinger, 1871) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum californiense Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 accepted as Symbolophorus californiensis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Species Myctophum carlsbergi Tåning, 1932 accepted as Electrona carlsbergi (Tåning, 1932)
Species Myctophum chavesi (Collett, 1905) accepted as Lampadena chavesi Collett, 1905
Species Myctophum coccoi (Cocco, 1829) accepted as Gonichthys cocco (Cocco, 1829) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum coruscans Richardson, 1845 accepted as Gonichthys barnesi Whitley, 1943
Species Myctophum crenulare Jordan & Gilbert, 1880 accepted as Tarletonbeania crenularis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Species Myctophum crocodilum (Risso, 1810) accepted as Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso, 1810)
Species Myctophum dofleini Zugmayer, 1911 accepted as Lobianchia dofleini (Zugmayer, 1911)
Species Myctophum dumerili (Bleeker, 1856) accepted as Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum effulgens (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Diaphus effulgens (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Species Myctophum elongatum (Costa, 1844) accepted as Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa, 1844)
Species Myctophum elongatus (Costa, 1844) accepted as Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa, 1844)
Species Myctophum elucens Brauer, 1904 accepted as Diaphus perspicillatus (Ogilby, 1898)
Species Myctophum evermanni Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Symbolophorus evermanni (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Myctophum fibulatum Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 accepted as Benthosema fibulatum (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
Species Myctophum florenti Smith, 1933 accepted as Gymnoscopelus piabilis (Whitley, 1931)
Species Myctophum florentii Smith, 1933 accepted as Gymnoscopelus piabilis (Whitley, 1931)
Species Myctophum fulgens Brauer, 1904 accepted as Diaphus fulgens (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum gaussi Brauer, 1906 accepted as Lepidophanes gaussi (Brauer, 1906)
Species Myctophum gemellari (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Lobianchia gemellarii (Cocco, 1838) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum gemellarii (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Lobianchia gemellarii (Cocco, 1838)
Species Myctophum gilberti Evermann & Seale, 1907 accepted as Benthosema pterotum (Alcock, 1890)
Species Myctophum glaciale (Reinhardt, 1837) accepted as Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1837)
Species Myctophum glacialis (Reinhardt, 1837) accepted as Benthosema glaciale (Reinhardt, 1837) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum guentheri (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Lepidophanes guentheri (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Species Myctophum hanseni Tåning, 1932 accepted as Hygophum hanseni (Tåning, 1932)
Species Myctophum hians Richardson, 1845 accepted as Gonichthys cocco (Cocco, 1829)
Species Myctophum hollandi Jordan & Jordan, 1922 accepted as Benthosema fibulatum (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
Species Myctophum humboldti (Risso, 1810) accepted as Myctophum punctatum Rafinesque, 1810
Species Myctophum hygomi (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Hygophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Hygophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum hygoni (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Hygophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum imitator Parr, 1928 accepted as Benthosema suborbitale (Gilbert, 1913)
Species Myctophum imperceptum Becker & Borodulina, 1971 accepted as Myctophum obtusirostre Tåning, 1928
Species Myctophum interruptum Tåning, 1928 accepted as Loweina interrupta (Tåning, 1928)
Species Myctophum lacerta (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856)
Species Myctophum laternatum Garman, 1899 accepted as Diogenichthys laternatus (Garman, 1899)
Species Myctophum leucopsarum Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890 accepted as Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)
Species Myctophum longipes Brauer, 1906 accepted as Bolinichthys longipes (Brauer, 1906)
Species Myctophum luetkeni Brauer, 1904 accepted as Diaphus luetkeni (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum luminosum Garman, 1899 accepted as Lampadena luminosa (Garman, 1899)
Species Myctophum macropterum Brauer, 1904 accepted as Lampanyctus macropterus (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum maderense (Lowe, 1839) accepted as Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe, 1839) (synonym)
Species Myctophum maderensis (Lowe, 1839) accepted as Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe, 1839)
Species Myctophum margaritatum Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Myctophum nitidulum Garman, 1899
Species Myctophum megalops Peters, 1864 accepted as Electrona subaspera (Günther, 1864)
Species Myctophum metopoclampum Cocco, 1829 accepted as Diaphus metopoclampus (Cocco, 1829)
Species Myctophum mexicanum Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Triphoturus mexicanus (Gilbert, 1890)
Species Myctophum nannochir Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Stenobrachius nannochir (Gilbert, 1890)
Species Myctophum nigrescens Brauer, 1904 accepted as Triphoturus nigrescens (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum nigro-ocellatum (Günther, 1873) accepted as Centrobranchus nigroocellatus (Günther, 1873)
Species Myctophum nigrum (Günther, 1887) accepted as Nannobrachium nigrum Günther, 1887
Species Myctophum nocturnum Poey, 1861 accepted as Diaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856)
Species Myctophum normani Tåning, 1932 accepted as Protomyctophum normani (Tåning, 1932)
Species Myctophum obtusirostrum Tåning, 1928 accepted as Myctophum obtusirostre Tåning, 1928
Species Myctophum oculeum Garman, 1899 accepted as Triphoturus oculeum (Garman, 1899)
Species Myctophum opalinum Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Myctophum affine (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum parallelum Lönnberg, 1905 accepted as Protomyctophum parallelum (Lönnberg, 1905)
Species Myctophum phengoides Lütken, 1892 accepted as Myctophum phengodes (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum procellarum Bean, 1881 accepted as Tarletonbeania crenularis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Species Myctophum procerum Brauer, 1904 accepted as Lampichthys procerus (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum protoculus Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Diaphus theta Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890 (synonym)
Species Myctophum pseudoalatus (Tåning, 1918) accepted as Lampanyctus alatus Goode & Bean, 1896
Species Myctophum pterotum (Alcock, 1890) accepted as Benthosema pterotum (Alcock, 1890)
Species Myctophum rafinesquei (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Diaphus rafinesquii (Cocco, 1838) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum rafinesquii (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Diaphus rafinesquii (Cocco, 1838)
Species Myctophum rarum (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Loweina rara (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum regale Gilbert, 1892 accepted as Nannobrachium regale (Gilbert, 1892)
Species Myctophum reinhardti (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Hygophum reinhardtii (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum reinhardtii (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Hygophum reinhardtii (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum remiger Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Hygophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892)
Species Myctophum remigerum Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Hygophum hygomii (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum renschi Ahl, 1929 accepted as Benthosema fibulatum (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
Species Myctophum risso (Cocco, 1829) accepted as Electrona risso (Cocco, 1829)
Species Myctophum rissoi (Cocco, 1849) accepted as Electrona risso (Cocco, 1829) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum rufinum Tåning, 1928 accepted as Symbolophorus rufinus (Tåning, 1928)
Species Myctophum rurus (Lütken, 1892) accepted as Loweina rara (Lütken, 1892) (misspelling)
Species Myctophum selenoides Wisner, 1971 accepted as Myctophum selenops Tåning, 1928
Species Myctophum simile Tåning, 1928 accepted as Benthosema suborbitale (Gilbert, 1913)
Species Myctophum speculiger (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Lampadena speculigera Goode & Bean, 1896
Species Myctophum spinosus (Steindachner, 1867) accepted as Myctophum spinosum (Steindachner, 1867)
Species Myctophum splendidum Brauer, 1904 accepted as Diaphus splendidus (Brauer, 1904)
Species Myctophum suborbitale Gilbert, 1913 accepted as Benthosema suborbitale (Gilbert, 1913)
Species Myctophum tenisoni Norman, 1930 accepted as Protomyctophum tenisoni (Norman, 1930)
Species Myctophum tenuiculum Garman, 1899 (unaccepted)
Species Myctophum tenuiforme Brauer, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Myctophum townsendi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Myctophum valdiviae Brauer, 1904 (unaccepted)
Species Myctophum vanhoeffeni Brauer, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Myctophum warmingii (Lütken, 1892) (unaccepted)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Myctophum Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125829 on 2018-10-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-08-30 13:39:12Z
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2013-03-11 13:25:43Z
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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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Rafinesque, C.S. (1810). Indice d'ittiologia siciliana; Indice d'ittiologia siciliana; ossia, catalogo metodico dei nomi latini, italiani, e siciliani dei pesci, che si rinvengono in Sicilia disposti secondo un metodo naturale e seguito da un appendice che contiene la descrizione de alcuni nuovi pesci sicilian. Messina. Pp 1-70, Pls. 1-2., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30032#page/11/mode/1up
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