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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: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Anguilloidei
Familia: Myrocongridae
Genus: Myroconger
Species (5): M. compressus – M. gracilis – M. nigrodentatus – M. prolixus – M. seychellensis


  • Myroconger Günther, 1870: 93.
    • Gender: masculine.
    • Type species: Myroconger compressus Günther, 1870.
      • Fixation: type by monotypy.


Primary references[edit]

  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1869. Report of a second collection of fishes made at St. Helena by J. C. Melliss, Esq. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 37(2): 238–239. BHL
  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1870. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Gymnotidae, Symbranchidae, Muraenidae, Pegasidae, and of the Lophobranchii, Plectognathi, Dipnoi, Ganoidei, Chondropterygii, Cyclostomata, Leptocardii, in the British Museum. Vol. 8. The Trustees, London, pp. i–xxv + 1–549. BHL