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Taxonavigation: Chaunacioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Paracanthopterygii
Ordo: Lophiiformes
Subordo: Ogcocephalioidei
Supefamilia: Chaunacioidea

Familia: Chaunacidae
Genus: Chaunacops
Synonyms (1): Bathychaunax
Species (3): C. coloratus – C. melanostomus – C. roseus – C. spinosus
[source: WoRMS]



  • Caruso, J.H.; Ho, H.-c.; Pietsch, T.W. 2006: Chaunacops Garman, 1899, a senior objective synonym of Bathychaunax Caruso, 1989 (Lophiiformes: Chaunacoidei: Chaunacidae). Copeia, 2006(1): 120-121. doi: 10.1643/0045-8511(2006)006[0120:CGASOS]2.0.CO;2 reference page 
  • Garman, S., 1899: The Fishes. In: Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands ... by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross," during 1891 ... No. XXVI. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 24: Text: 1-431, Atlas: Pls. 1-85 + A-M. BHL


Genera of Chaunacops (including synonyms) in Catalog of Fishes,
Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed) (2015). Catalog of Fishes electronic version.

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