WoRMS taxon details

Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758

269915  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:269915)

accepted
Genus
Species Mormyrus bernhardi Pellegrin, 1926
Species Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898
Species Mormyrus casalis Vinciguerra, 1922
Species Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus, 1758
Species Mormyrus cyaneus Roberts & Stewart, 1976
Species Mormyrus felixi Pellegrin, 1939
Species Mormyrus goheeni Fowler, 1919
Species Mormyrus iriodes Roberts & Stewart, 1976
Species Mormyrus kannume Forsskål, 1775
Species Mormyrus lacerda Castelnau, 1861
Species Mormyrus longirostris Peters, 1852
Species Mormyrus macrocephalus Worthington, 1929
Species Mormyrus macrophthalmus Günther, 1866
Species Mormyrus niloticus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Mormyrus ovis Boulenger, 1898
Species Mormyrus rume Valenciennes, 1847
Species Mormyrus subundulatus Roberts, 1989
Species Mormyrus tenuirostris Peters, 1882
Species Mormyrus thomasi Pellegrin, 1938

Species Mormyrus anchietae Guimarães, 1884 accepted as Mormyrus lacerda Castelnau, 1861 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus anguilloides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus bentleyi Boulenger, 1897 accepted as Marcusenius bentleyi (Boulenger, 1897) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus bovei Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes, 1847) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862) accepted as Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862)
Species Mormyrus bumbanus Boulenger, 1909 accepted as Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus curvifrons Pellegrin, 1904 accepted as Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus cyprinoides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Marcusenius cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus discorhynchus Peters, 1852 accepted as Cyphomyrus discorhynchus (Peters, 1852)
Species Mormyrus elongatus Rüppell, 1832 accepted as Marcusenius cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus gliroides Vinciguerra, 1897 accepted as Petrocephalus gliroides (Vinciguerra, 1897)
Species Mormyrus grandisquamis Peters, 1876 accepted as Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus guentheri Boulenger, 1899 accepted as Myletes hasselquistii Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Alestes dentex (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus habereri Steindachner, 1912 accepted as Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus isidori Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Pollimyrus isidori (Valenciennes, 1847)
Species Mormyrus jae Boulenger, 1914 accepted as Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus jubelini Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Mormyrus rume Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus kingsleyae Günther, 1896 accepted as Paramormyrops kingsleyae (Günther, 1896) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus labiatus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809 accepted as Marcusenius cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus lepturus Günther, 1872 accepted as Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus lhuysi Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Brevimyrus niger (Günther, 1866) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus liberiensis Steindachner, 1894 accepted as Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862)
Species Mormyrus macrolepidotus Peters, 1852 accepted as Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Peters, 1852) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus mento Boulenger, 1890 accepted as Marcusenius mento (Boulenger, 1890) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus microcephalus Günther, 1867 accepted as Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862)
Species Mormyrus monteiri Günther, 1873 accepted as Marcusenius monteiri (Günther, 1873)
Species Mormyrus moorii Günther, 1867 accepted as Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus mucupe Peters, 1852 accepted as Mormyrus longirostris Peters, 1852 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus niger Günther, 1866 accepted as Brevimyrus niger (Günther, 1866) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus oxyrhynchus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Mormyrus kannume Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus petersii Günther, 1862 accepted as Gnathonemus petersii (Günther, 1862) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus proboscirostris Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Mormyrus rume Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym)
Species Mormyrus psittacus Boulenger, 1897 accepted as Hippopotamyrus psittacus (Boulenger, 1897) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus salahie Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Marcusenius cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Marcusenius senegalensis (Steindachner, 1870) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus stanleyanus Boulenger, 1897 accepted as Marcusenius stanleyanus (Boulenger, 1897)
Species Mormyrus swanenburgi Schilthuis, 1891 accepted as Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus tenuicauda Steindachner, 1894 accepted as Petrocephalus tenuicauda (Steindachner, 1894) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus tuckeyi Valenciennes, 1847 accepted as Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus ussheri Günther, 1867 accepted as Marcusenius ussheri (Günther, 1867)
Species Mormyrus walkeri Günther, 1867 accepted as Stomatorhinus walkeri (Günther, 1867) (synonym)
Species Mormyrus zambanenje Peters, 1852 accepted as Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=269915 on 2018-11-21
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2008-01-15 10:18:16Z
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2008-04-18 06:54:44Z
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2013-03-11 13:25:43Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source 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]