Malthopsis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ogcocephalioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: 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: Ogcocephalioidea

Familia: Ogcocephalidae
Genus: Malthopsis
Species (11): M. annulifera – M. asparata – M. austrafricana – M. bradburyae – M. gigas – M. gnoma – M. jordani – M. kobayashii – M. lutea – M. mitrigera – M. parva – M. retifera – M. tiarella

[source: WoRMS, plus (2) M. asparata – M. parva
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In synonymy (2): M. ocellata – M. triangularis

Name[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Alcock, A.W. 1891: Class Pisces. In: II.--Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,' Commander R. F. Hoskyn, R. N., commanding.--Series II., No. 1. On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season 1890-91. Annals and magazine of natural history (6), 8(43/44): 16–34 (1 July); 119-138 (1 Aug.), Pls. 7-8.

References[edit]

  • Bradbury, Margaret G. (2003) Family Ogcocephalidae Jordan 1895: batfishes. Annotated Checklists of Fishes, no. 17. 1-17. PDF
  • Ho, H.-C. 2013: Two new species of the batfish genus Malthopsis (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae) from the Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 3716(2): 289–300. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3716.2.9 Reference page

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