Chaunax brachysomus

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Taxonavigation: Chaunacioidea 

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: 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: Chaunacioidea

Familia: Chaunacidae
Genus: Chaunax
Species: Chaunax brachysomus

Name[edit]

Chaunax brachysomus Ho et al., 2015

  • Holotype: HUMZ 193943

Type locality: Baruna Jaya IV, st. 67, 2°51.8’N, 95°5.3’E, 2°50.9’N, 95°4.3’E, off Sumatra, 519–581 m depth.

Etymology: a combination of two Greek words, brachys (= short), and soma (= body), referring to its relatively short and stout body.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Short-body Frogmouth

References[edit]

  • Ho, H.-C., Kawai, T. & Satria, F., 2015: Species of the anglerfish genus Chaunax from Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 301–308. PDF