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Taxonavigation: Eleotroidei 

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: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Eleotroidei

Familia: Eleotridae
Genus: Microphilypnus
Species: M. acangaquara – M. amazonicus – M. macrostoma – M. tapajosensis – M. ternetzi


Microphilypnus Myers, 1927

  • Gender: [masculine]
  • Original status: valid genus
  • Type species: Microphilypnus ternetzi Myers, 1927
    • Fixation: original designation [p. 133]
  • Authority for current placement: original (as Eleotrididae)
    • undisputed by all subsequent authorities


primary references[edit]

  • Myers, G.S. 1927: Descriptions of new South American fresh-water fishes collected by Dr. Carl Ternetz. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 68(3): 107–135. BHL 133, original description]

additional references[edit]

  • Caires, R.A.; Figueiredo, J.L. de 2011: Review of the genus Microphilypnus Myers, 1927 (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae) from the lower Amazon basin, with description of one new species. Zootaxa, 3036: 39–57. Preview