WoRMS taxon details

Bythitidae Gill, 1861

125503  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125503)

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Parabrotulidae Nielsen, 1968 · unaccepted > junior objective synonym (merged with Bythitidae)

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  1. Subfamily Brosmophycinae Gill, 1862
    1. Genus Alionematichthys Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008
    2. Genus Beaglichthys Machida, 1993
    3. Genus Bidenichthys Barnard, 1934
    4. Genus Brosmodorsalis Paulin & Roberts, 1989
    5. Genus Brosmolus Machida, 1993
    6. Genus Brosmophyciops Schultz, 1960
    7. Genus Brosmophycis Gill, 1861
    8. Genus Brotulinella Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005
    9. Genus Dactylosurculus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    10. Genus Dermatopsis Ogilby, 1896
    11. Genus Dermatopsoides Smith, 1948
    12. Genus Diancistrus Ogilby, 1899
    13. Genus Didymothallus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    14. Genus Dinematichthys Bleeker, 1855
    15. Genus Dipulus Waite, 1905
    16. Genus Eusurculus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    17. Genus Fiordichthys Paulin, 1995
    18. Genus Lapitaichthys Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    19. Genus Leucobrotula Koefoed, 1952
    20. Genus Majungaichthys Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    21. Genus Mascarenichthys Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    22. Genus Melodichthys Nielsen & Cohen, 1986
    23. Genus Monothrix Ogilby, 1897
    24. Genus Nielsenichthys Schwarzhans & Møller, 2011
    25. Genus Ogilbia Jordan & Evermann, 1898
    26. Genus Parabrotula Zugmayer, 1911
    27. Genus Paradiancistrus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005
    28. Genus Porocephalichthys Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008
    29. Genus Ungusurculus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    30. Genus Zephyrichthys Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007
    31. Genus Brosmophysiops accepted as Brosmophyciops Schultz, 1960 (misspelling)
    32. Genus Brotulina Fowler, 1946 accepted as Diancistrus Ogilby, 1899
    33. Genus Brotunila accepted as Brotulina Fowler, 1946 accepted as Diancistrus Ogilby, 1899 (misspelling)
    34. Genus Caecogilbia Poll & Leleup, 1965 accepted as Ogilbia Jordan & Evermann, 1898
    35. Genus Calcarbrotula Fowler, 1946 accepted as Diancistrus Ogilby, 1899
    36. Genus Parabrosmolus Machida, 1996 accepted as Diancistrus Ogilby, 1899
  2. Subfamily Bythitinae Gill, 1861
    1. Genus Acarobythites Machida, 2000
    2. Genus Anacanthobythites Anderson, 2008
    3. Genus Bellottia Giglioli, 1883
    4. Genus Bythites Reinhardt, 1835
    5. Genus Calamopteryx Böhlke & Cohen, 1966
    6. Genus Cataetyx Günther, 1887
    7. Genus Diplacanthopoma Günther, 1887
    8. Genus Ematops Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2011
    9. Genus Grammonus Gill, 1896
    10. Genus Gunterichthys Dawson, 1966
    11. Genus Hastatobythites Machida, 1997
    12. Genus Hephthocara Alcock, 1892
    13. Genus Lucifuga Poey, 1858
    14. Genus Microbrotula Gosline, 1953
    15. Genus Ogilbichthys Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2004
    16. Genus Parasaccogaster Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Cohen, 2012
    17. Genus Pseudogilbia Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2004
    18. Genus Pseudonus Garman, 1899
    19. Genus Saccogaster Alcock, 1889
    20. Genus Stygnobrotula Böhlke, 1957
    21. Genus Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen, 2005
    22. Genus Timorichthys Nielsen & Schwarzhans, 2011
    23. Genus Tuamotuichthys Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2004
    24. Genus Abythites Nielsen & Cohen, 1973 accepted as Cataetyx Günther, 1887
    25. Genus Barbuliceps Chan, 1966 accepted as Saccogaster Alcock, 1889
    26. Genus Cataetix accepted as Cataetyx Günther, 1887 (misspelling)
    27. Genus Eutyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903 accepted as Grammonus Gill, 1896
    28. Genus Gerhardia Nielsen & Cohen, 2002 accepted as Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen, 2005
    29. Genus Grammonoides Smith, 1948 accepted as Grammonus Gill, 1896 (synonym)
    30. Genus Grammonous accepted as Grammonus Gill, 1896 (misspelling)
    31. Genus Myxocephalus Steindachner, 1887 accepted as Diplacanthopoma Günther, 1887
    32. Genus Oculospinus Koefoed, 1927 accepted as Cataetyx Günther, 1887
    33. Genus Oligopus Risso, 1810 accepted as Grammonus Gill, 1896
    34. Genus Sarcocara Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 accepted as Diplacanthopoma Günther, 1887
    35. Genus Stignobrotula accepted as Stygnobrotula Böhlke, 1957 (misspelling)
    36. Genus Xenobythites Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 accepted as Bellottia Giglioli, 1883
    37. Genus Pteridium De Filippi & Vérany, 1857 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
  3. Genus Megacataetyx Prokofiev, 2005
  4. Genus Paraphyonus Nielsen, 2015
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Usually with scales. Swim bladder present. Opercle usually with strong...  
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Usually with scales. Swim bladder present. Opercle usually with strong spine; Vertebrae 9-22 (precaudal). Pyloric caeca present. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Bythitidae Gill, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125503 on 2024-04-22
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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] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Usually with scales. Swim bladder present. Opercle usually with strong spine; Vertebrae 9-22 (precaudal). Pyloric caeca present. [details]
LanguageName 
English viviparous brotulasfalse brotulas [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese フサイタチウオ科ニセイタチウオ科 [from synonym]  [details]