WoRMS taxon details

Drepaneidae Gill, 1872

196072  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196072)

accepted
Family
Drepanidae (Preoccupied name (Lepidoptera))
Not documented
Description Indo-west Pacific and West Africa. Body deep and laterally compressed. Mouth markedly protractile. Spinal portion of dorsal...  
Description Indo-west Pacific and West Africa. Body deep and laterally compressed. Mouth markedly protractile. Spinal portion of dorsal fin with 13-14 spines, distinct from soft-rayed portion with 19-22 soft rays; anal fin with three spines and 17-19 soft rays; pectoral fins longer than head, falcate; 24 vertebrae. Maxilla distally exposed. Subocular shelf absent. Drepane punctata and D. longimana are only distinguished by color and might be the same species. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Drepaneidae Gill, 1872. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196072 on 2018-11-14
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2005-12-27 19:49:34Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Indo-west Pacific and West Africa. Body deep and laterally compressed. Mouth markedly protractile. Spinal portion of dorsal fin with 13-14 spines, distinct from soft-rayed portion with 19-22 soft rays; anal fin with three spines and 17-19 soft rays; pectoral fins longer than head, falcate; 24 vertebrae. Maxilla distally exposed. Subocular shelf absent. Drepane punctata and D. longimana are only distinguished by color and might be the same species. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English sicklefisheshooktip moths [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese スダレダイ  [details]
Swedish sikelvingar [from synonym]  [details]