Milyeringa veritas

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Taxonavigation: Gobioidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohort: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Clupeocephala
Cohort: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohort: Neoteleostei
Infracohort: Eurypterygia
Section: Ctenosquamata
Subsection: Acanthomorphata
Division: Euacanthomorphacea
Subdivision: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Milyeringidae
Genus: Milyeringa
Species: Milyeringa veritas


Milyeringa veritas Whitley, 1945

  • Holotype (unique): WAM P.2913-001.

Type locality: Milyering, 20 miles southwest of Vlamingh Head, North West Cape, Western Australia.



  • Chakrabartyty, P. 2010: Status and phylogeny of Milyeringidae (Teleostei: Gobiiformes), with the description of a new blind cave-fish from Australia, Milyeringa brooksi, n. sp. Zootaxa, 2557: 19-28. Preview
  • Humphreys, W.F. 2001: Milyeringa veritas (Eleotridae), a remarkably versatile cave fish from the arid tropics of northwestern Australia. Environmental biology of fishes, 62: 297-313. ISSN: 0378-1909 (Print) 1573-5133 (Online) doi: 10.1023/A:1011880726946
  • Humphreys, W.F.; Shiao, J-c.; Iizuka, Y.; Tzeng, W-n. 2006: Can otolith microchemistry reveal whether the blind cave gudgeon, Milyeringa veritas (Eleotridae), is diadromous within a subterranean Estuary? Environmental biology of fishes, 75: 439-453. ISSN: 0378-1909 (Print) 1573-5133 (Online) doi: 10.1007/s10641-006-0012-6
  • Larson, H. K., Foster, R., Humphreys, W. F. & Stevens, M. I.; 2013: A new species of the blind cave gudgeon Milyeringa (Pisces: Gobioidei, Eleotridae) from Barrow Island, Western Australia, with a redescription of M. veritas Whitley. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 135–150. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3616.2.3 reference page 
  • Whitley, G.P. 1945: New sharks and fishes from Western Australia. Part 2. Australian zoologist, 11: 1–42.
  • Whittaker, F.H.; Kritsky, D.C. 1973: An examination of the Australian blind cavefish, Milyeringa veritas Whitley, 1945, for helminth parasites. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 40: 297-298. [not seen]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: blind gudgeon