Luciocephalus pulcher

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Luciocephalus pulcher


Taxonavigation: Anabantoidei 

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: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Anabantoidei

Familia: Osphronemidae
Subfamilia: Luciocephalinae
Genus: Luciocephalus
Species: Luciocephalus pulcher


Luciocephalus pulcher (Gray, 1830)


  • Diplopterus pulcher Gray, 1830


Primary references[edit]

  • Bleeker, P., 1852. Bijdrage tot de kennis der Snoekachtige visschen van den Soenda - Molukschen Archipel. Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 24 (6).
  • Gray, 1830-35. Illustrations of Indian zoology; chiefly selected from the collection of Major-General Hardwicke, F.R.S., .... 20 parts in 2 vols. Pls. 1-202. BHL
  • Gray, 1831. Description of twelve new genera of fish, discovered by Gen. Hardwicke, in India, the greater part in the British Museum. Zoological Miscellany 1831: 7-9.
  • Liem, K.F., 1967. A morphological study of Luciocephalus pulcher, with notes on gular elements in other recent teleosts. Journal of Morphology v. 121 (no. 2): 103-133.

Additional references[edit]

  • Kottelat, M. 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 27: 1–663. Full issue (PDF). Reference page
  • Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14: i-xii + 1-210. BHL
  • Tan, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng, 2005. The labyrinth fishes (Teleostei: Anabanatoidei, Channoidei) of Sumatra, Indonesia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Suppl. no. 13: 115-138.


Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Hechtkopf
English: Pikehead
українська: Щукоголов звичайний