Macrocephenchelys

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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: Macrocephenchelys
Species (3): M. brachialis – M. brevirostris – M. nigriventis – M. soela

Name[edit]

  • Macrocephenchelys Fowler, 1934: 275.
    • Gender: feminine.
    • Type species: Macrocephenchelys brachialis Fowler, 1934.
      • Fixation: type by original designation (also monotypic).
  • Etymology: Gr. μακροκεφαλος makrokephalos "great-headed", from μακρος makros "long"; -κεφαλος -kephalos "-headed", from κεφαλη kephalē "head"; ἐγχέλυς enkhelus, ἐγχέλυος enkheluos "eel".

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