Lumiconger

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

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: Congroidei

Familia: Congridae
Subfamilia: Congrinae
Genus: Lumiconger
Species (1): L. arafura

Name[edit]

  • Lumiconger Castle & Paxton, 1984: 73.
    • Gender: masculine.
    • Type species: Lumiconger arafura Castle & Paxton, 1984.
      • Fixation: type by original designation (also monotypic).
  • Etymology: L. lumen, luminis "light"; conger "conger".

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Castle, P.H.J. & Paxton J.R. 1984. A new genus and species of luminescent eel (Pisces: Congridae) from the Arafura Sea, northern Australia. Copeia 1984(1): 72–81. JSTOR

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