Bufoceratias microcephalus

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Taxonavigation: Ceratioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Lophiiformes
Subordo: Ogcocephalioidei
Superfamilia: Ceratioidea

Familia: Diceratiidae
Genus: Bufoceratias
Species: Bufoceratias microcephalus



Bufoceratias microcephalus Ho, Kawai & Amaoka, 2016

Holotype: HUMZ 193747.

Type locality: st. 29, 8°31.3'S, 110°25.0'E– 8°30.8'S, 110°23.6'E off Java, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean, 755–770 m depth.

Etymology: Named for the relatively small head of this species compared to that of all other congeners.



Vernacular names

English: Small-head Toady Seadevil