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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmidae 
AphiaID: 151423

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwormfishes  [details]
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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesminae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale fasciata Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale floridana Longley, 1934
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale ionthas Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale paludicola Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale prolata Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale bilineatus Clark, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys Smith, 1958
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys copleyi (Smith, 1951)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys grandoculis (Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys irideus Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus Günther, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus affinis Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus africanus Dawson, 1979
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus bahianus Dawson, 1973
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus carri Gilbert, 1966
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus dipus Günther, 1864
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus dorsipunctatus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus hildebrandi Reid, 1936
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus intermedius Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus knappi Dawson, 1972
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus lanceolatus Dawson, 1962
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus luscus Dawson, 1977
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus multiradiatus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus retropinnis Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus suttkusi Gilbert, 1966
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus floridana (Longley, 1934) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale floridana Longley, 1934
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus woodsi Kanazawa, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys Dawson, 1967
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys seychellensis Dawson, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys springeri Dawson, 1970
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotrinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops Rennis & Hoese, 1987
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops brachypterus Rennis & Hoese, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops megastigma Rennis & Hoese, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops novaeguineae Rennis & Hoese, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops tetrophthalmus Rennis & Hoese, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops tetraopthalmus Rennis & Hoese, 1987 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAioliops tetrophthalmus Rennis & Hoese, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNavigobius Hoese & Motomura, 2009
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris Fowler, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris decora Randall & Allen, 1973
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris helfrichi Randall & Allen, 1973
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris magnifica Fowler, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris magnificus Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemateleotris magnifica Fowler, 1938
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon Bleeker, 1860
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon compressus Chan, 1966
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon cyanoctenosum Klausewitz & Condé, 1981
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon filamentosum Fourmanoir, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon formosum Fourmanoir, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxymetopon typus Bleeker, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus Regan, 1912
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus aporos Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus caeruleolineatus Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus dotui Tomiyama, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus formosus (Smith, 1931)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus galzini Williams & Lecchini, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus interruptus Suzuki & Senou, 1994
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus lineatus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus marginalis Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus multiradiatus Keith, Bosc & Valade, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus neocaledonicus Dingerkus & Séret, 1992
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus nudus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus palustris (Herre, 1945)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus philippinus (Herre, 1945)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus rainfordi McCulloch, 1921
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus raoi (Herre, 1939)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus senoui Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus sinensis Zhong, 1994
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus taeniatus Regan, 1912
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus triquetrus Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus verticalis Rennis & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus winterbottomi Suzuki, Yonezawa & Sakaue, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus borneensis Koumans, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus palustris (Herre, 1945)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki, 2008
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris carinata Bussing, 2001
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki, 2008
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica melanota Randall & Lubbock, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris helenae (Randall, 1968)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki, 2008
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler, 1935)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis itomanensis Aoyagi, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis sakurai (Schmidt, 1931) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter, 2001
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris andamensis Herre, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris calliurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris dispersus Herre, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evidens (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammatica accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammatica melanota Randall & Lubbock, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock, 1982
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris hannae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris heteropterus (Bleeker, 1855) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker, 1855)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris letholepis Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris playfairi Whitley, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris microlepis (Bleeker, 1856)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris stigmaturus Smith, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParioglossus philippinus (Herre, 1945)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris tricolor Smith, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterocerdale Hoese & Motomura, 2009

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthyes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys Smith, 1958
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthyes bilineatus (Clark, 1936) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys monostigma Smith, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichtys curiosus Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaccoeleotris Fowler, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaccoeleotris lineopinnis Fowler, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler, 1935)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus Günther, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale aethiopicum Chabanaud, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale longipinnis Weymouth, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides copleyi Smith, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys copleyi (Smith, 1951)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides grandoculis Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys grandoculis (Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPogonoculius Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris Gill, 1863
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPogonoculius zebra Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151423
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Microdesmidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151423 on 2014-12-28
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