Apterichtus australis

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Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Congroidei

Familia: Ophichthidae
Subfamilia: Ophichthinae
Genus: Apterichtus
Species: Apterichtus australis

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Apterichtus australis McCosker & Randall, 2005

  • Holotype: BPBM 12306.
  • Paratypes: BPBM 11842 (1), 16506 (2), 16896 (2), 30548 (2), 39455 (3); CAS 219463 (1); USNM 376606 (1); ZMUC P32853 (1).

Type locality: Off Hiri Bay, 27°36'S, 144°18'W, Rapa, depth 30 meters.

Etymology: australis from southern, referring to distribution in South Pacific (Rapa, Pitcairn, Easter and Kermadec islands), (from The ETYFish Project).

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English: Snake Eel

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