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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus 
AphiaID: 269654

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 editorAnguilliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophinae (Subfamily)
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Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophinae
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus bellottii D'Ancona, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus ophichthoides D'Ancona, 1928

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus acuticeps Regan, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvocettina acuticeps (Regan, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus affinis Facciolà, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus andreae Schmidt, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus anguilloides Schmidt, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDerichthys serpentinus Gill, 1884
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus arabicus D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGavialiceps arabicus (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus bellotii D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus bellottii D'Ancona, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus brevirostris Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus canaricus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus candidissimus Costa, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus capensis Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophis capensis (Kaup, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus caudomaculatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchiophis intertinctus (Richardson, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus conger (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus conger Eigenmann, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthus cruentifer (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus congroides D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroconger congroides (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus cotroneii D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgasia cotroneii (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus crenatus Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia egmontis (Jordan, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus curvirostris Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus diptychus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoringua edwardsi (Jordan & Bollman, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus dolichorhynchus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaphobranchus dolichorhynchus (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus echeloides D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthus echeloides (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus eckmani Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus ectenurus Jordan & Richardson, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan & Richardson, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus ekmani Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus erebennus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger erebennus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus euryurus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnarchias euryurus (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus forsstromi Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus forstromi Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnothorax vicinus (Castelnau, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus giganteus Castle, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColoconger giganteus (Castle, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus gilberti Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBascanichthys bascanium (Jordan, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus grassii Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus gussoni Cocco, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus hexastigma Regan, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia egmontis (Jordan, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus humilis Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAhlia egmontis (Jordan, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus hyoproroides Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus inaequalis Facciolà, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus inferomaculatus Blache, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgasia inferomaculata (Blache, 1977)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus ingolfianus Schmidt, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus inornatus Facciolà, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus kefersteini Kaup, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchelus myrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus lanceolatoides Schmidt, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrivomer lanceolatoides (Schmidt, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus lanceolatus Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrivomer beanii Gill & Ryder, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus lateromaculatus D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurenchelys lateromaculatus (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus latissimus Schmidt, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccopharynx ampullaceus (Harwood, 1827)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus lineatus Bonnaterre, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus longirostris Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus maculatus Della Croce & Castle, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus marginatus Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus mauritianum Pappenheim, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma mauritianum (Pappenheim, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus mauritianus Pappenheim, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma mauritianum (Pappenheim, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus microphthalmus Beebe & Tee-Van, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus mollis Fowler, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrophis punctatus Lütken, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus morrisii Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus mucronatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphichthus cruentifer (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus nystromi Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophis nystromi nystromi (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus orbignyanus (Valenciennes, 1837) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger orbignianus Valenciennes, 1837
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus oxycephalus Pappenheim, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvocettina infans (Günther, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus oxyrhynchus Bellotti, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFacciolella oxyrhyncha (Bellotti, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus pellucidus (Couch, 1832) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus polymerus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus proboscideus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysommina proboscideus (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus pseudolatissimus Bertin, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypharynx pelecanoides Vaillant, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus retrotinctus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus rex Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus saurencheloides D'Ancona, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFacciolella saurencheloides (D'Ancona, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus scheelei Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma scheelei (Strömman, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus similis Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnarchias similis (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus spallanzani Risso, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus splendens Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudophichthys splendens (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus stenops Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus stylurus Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurenchelys stylura (Lea, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus taenia Kaup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriosoma balearicum (Delaroche, 1809)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus telescopicus Schmidt, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysomma brevirostre (Facciolà, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus trilineatus Castle, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathycongrus trilineatus (Castle, 1964)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus tuberculatus Castle, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoconger tuberculatus (Castle, 1965)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus undulatus Strömman, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrichthys breviceps (Richardson, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus urosema Lea, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus vitreus Kölliker, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger conger (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocephalus wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConger wilsoni (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Environment marine, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mesopelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Abyssopelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Epipelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Bathypelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:269654
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Leptocephalus. 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=269654 on 2014-08-28
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