Gymnothorax pseudomelanosomatus

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Taxonavigation: Anguilloidei 

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: Anguilloidei

Familia: Muraenidae
Subfamilia: Muraeninae
Genus: Gymnothorax
Species: Gymnothorax pseudomelanosomatus

Name[edit]

Gymnothorax pseudomelanosomatus Loh, Shao & Chen, 2015

Type locality: off-shore from Changbin, Taitung county, Taiwan.

Etymology: From the Greek pseudes (= false), and melanosomatus, the name for the black body moray that it superficially resembles and has previously been identified as.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: False black body moray eel

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