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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis Kaup, 1856 
AphiaID: 206715

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthinae G√ľnther, 1870
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchirophichthys Bleeker, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomorphis (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysonophis (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Scudder, Samuel H. (1882). Nomenclator zoologicus. An alphabetical list of all generic names that have been employed by naturalists for recent and fossil animals from the earliest times to the close of the year 1879. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 19: xix, [2 lists] 1-376 [supplemental to Agassiz], 1-340 [universal list]., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1143 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis atlanticus Blache & Saldanha, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis cirrocheilos (Bleeker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis henshawi Jordan & Snyder, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis longipinnis McCosker & Randall, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis porphyreus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis umbonis McCosker & Randall, 2001

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis horridus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis sauropsis Schultz, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett, 1833)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalog of Fishes 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206715
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-06-06 22:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-01-04 15:09:25Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2014-11-21 13:09:37Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Brachysomophis Kaup, 1856. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206715 on 2016-02-10
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