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Microdesmidae Regan, 1912

151423  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151423)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Microdesminae Regan, 1912
  » Genus Cerdale Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  » Genus Clarkichthys Smith, 1958
  » Genus Gunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Genus Microdesmus Günther, 1864
    » Species Microdesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)
    » Species Microdesmus affinis Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
    » Species Microdesmus africanus Dawson, 1979
    » Species Microdesmus bahianus Dawson, 1973
    » Species Microdesmus carri Gilbert, 1966
    » Species Microdesmus dipus Günther, 1864
    » Species Microdesmus dorsipunctatus Dawson, 1968
    » Species Microdesmus hildebrandi Reid, 1936
    » Species Microdesmus intermedius Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
    » Species Microdesmus knappi Dawson, 1972
    » Species Microdesmus lanceolatus Dawson, 1962
    » Species Microdesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
    » Species Microdesmus luscus Dawson, 1977
    » Species Microdesmus multiradiatus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
    » Species Microdesmus retropinnis Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
    » Species Microdesmus suttkusi Gilbert, 1966
    » Species Microdesmus floridana (Longley, 1934) accepted as Cerdale floridana Longley, 1934
    » Species Microdesmus woodsi Kanazawa, 1952 accepted as Microdesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
  » Genus Paragunnellichthys Dawson, 1967
  » Genus Clarkichthyes accepted as Clarkichthys Smith, 1958 (misspelling)
  » Genus Gunnelichthys accepted as Gunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858 (misspelling)
  » Genus Gunnelichtys accepted as Gunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858 (misspelling)
    » Species Gunnelichtys curiosus Dawson, 1968 accepted as Gunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968 (misspelling)
  » Genus Leptocerdale Weymouth, 1910 accepted as Microdesmus Günther, 1864
  » Genus Paragobioides Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911 accepted as Gunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
Subfamily Ptereleotrinae Bleeker, 1875
  » Genus Aioliops Rennis & Hoese, 1987
  » Genus Navigobius Hoese & Motomura, 2009
  » Genus Nemateleotris Fowler, 1938
  » Genus Oxymetopon Bleeker, 1860
  » Genus Parioglossus Regan, 1912
    » Species Parioglossus aporos Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus caeruleolineatus Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
    » Species Parioglossus dotui Tomiyama, 1958
    » Species Parioglossus formosus (Smith, 1931)
    » Species Parioglossus galzini Williams & Lecchini, 2004
    » Species Parioglossus interruptus Suzuki & Senou, 1994
    » Species Parioglossus lineatus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus marginalis Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus multiradiatus Keith, Bosc & Valade, 2004
    » Species Parioglossus neocaledonicus Dingerkus & Séret, 1992
    » Species Parioglossus nudus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus palustris (Herre, 1945)
    » Species Parioglossus philippinus (Herre, 1945)
    » Species Parioglossus rainfordi McCulloch, 1921
    » Species Parioglossus raoi (Herre, 1939)
    » Species Parioglossus senoui Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
    » Species Parioglossus sinensis Zhong, 1994
    » Species Parioglossus taeniatus Regan, 1912
    » Species Parioglossus triquetrus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus verticalis Rennis & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Parioglossus winterbottomi Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
    » Species Parioglossus borneensis Koumans, 1953 accepted as Parioglossus palustris (Herre, 1945)
  » Genus Ptereleotris Gill, 1863
    » Species Ptereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Ptereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki, 2008
    » Species Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2012
    » Species Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
    » Species Ptereleotris carinata Bussing, 2001
    » Species Ptereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki, 2008
    » Species Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
    » Species Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
    » Species Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
    » Species Ptereleotris helenae (Randall, 1968)
    » Species Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855)
    » Species Ptereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki, 2008
    » Species Ptereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler, 1935)
    » Species Ptereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
    » Species Ptereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Ptereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter, 2001
    » Species Ptereleotris rubristigma Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani, 2012
    » Species Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese, 1985
    » Species Ptereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)
    » Species Ptereleotris andamensis Herre, 1939 accepted as Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
    » Species Ptereleotris calliurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) accepted as Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
    » Species Ptereleotris dispersus Herre, 1927 accepted as Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
    » Species Ptereleotris evidens (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) accepted as Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) (misspelling)
    » Species Ptereleotris grammatica accepted as Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
    » Species Ptereleotris hannae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) accepted as Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) (misspelling)
    » Species Ptereleotris heteropterus (Bleeker, 1855) accepted as Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855) (misspelling)
    » Species Ptereleotris letholepis Clark, 1938 accepted as Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856) (synonym)
    » Species Ptereleotris playfairi Whitley, 1933 accepted as Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
    » Species Ptereleotris stigmaturus Smith, 1845 accepted as Parioglossus philippinus (Herre, 1945)
    » Species Ptereleotris tricolor Smith, 1957 accepted as Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
  » Genus Pterocerdale Hoese & Motomura, 2009
  » Genus Andameleotris Herre, 1939 accepted as Parioglossus Regan, 1912
  » Genus Encaeura Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Genus Gracileotris Herre, 1953 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Genus Herrea Smith, 1931 accepted as Parioglossus Regan, 1912
  » Genus Herreolus Smith, 1931 accepted as Parioglossus Regan, 1912
  » Genus Herrolus accepted as Herreolus Smith, 1931 (misspelling)
    » Species Herrolus formosus (Smith, 1931) accepted as Parioglossus formosus (Smith, 1931) (misspelling)
  » Genus Ioglossus Bean, 1882 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Genus Loglossaus accepted as Ioglossus Bean, 1882 (misspelling)
    » Species Loglossaus helenae Randall, 1968 accepted as Ptereleotris helenae (Randall, 1968) (misspelling)
  » Genus Oxymetropon accepted as Oxymetopon Bleeker, 1860 (misspelling)
  » Genus Parioglassus accepted as Parioglossus Regan, 1912 (misspelling)
  » Genus Perioglossus accepted as Parioglossus Regan, 1912 (misspelling)
  » Genus Pterelossus accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863 (lapsus calami)
  » Genus Pteroeleotris accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863 (misspelling)
  » Genus Vireosa Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863

Genus Laccoeleotris Fowler, 1935 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863 (synonym)
Genus Pogonoculius Fowler, 1938 accepted as Ptereleotris Gill, 1863 (synonym)
Not documented
Description Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded...  
Description Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded in body. Lower jaw jutted and heavy. Dorsal fin long, the spinous and soft dorsal confluent. Dorsal spines 10-28, flexible; soft rays 28-66. Soft rays in anal fin 23-61. Pelvic fins small, originating below pectoral fin base. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 2-4. With 10-16 rays in pectoral fin. Caudal fin separate or confluent with dorsal and anal fins. To 30 cm maximum length. Inhabits shallow waters: coral reefs to muddy estuaries and tidepools; often burrowing in sand and mud.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Microdesmidae Regan, 1912. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151423 on 2018-06-23
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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 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded in body. Lower jaw jutted and heavy. Dorsal fin long, the spinous and soft dorsal confluent. Dorsal spines 10-28, flexible; soft rays 28-66. Soft rays in anal fin 23-61. Pelvic fins small, originating below pectoral fin base. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 2-4. With 10-16 rays in pectoral fin. Caudal fin separate or confluent with dorsal and anal fins. To 30 cm maximum length. Inhabits shallow waters: coral reefs to muddy estuaries and tidepools; often burrowing in sand and mud.  [details]
 



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English wormfishes  [details]
Japanese オオメワラスボ  [details]