Neenchelys nudiceps

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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: Ophichthidae
Subfamilia: Myrophinae
Genus: Neenchelys
Species: Neenchelys nudiceps

Name[edit]

Neenchelys nudiceps Tashiro et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MZB 22725 (formerly HUMZ 194698).

Type locality: off Sumatra Island, eastern Indian Ocean (5°53.8'S, 102°41.7'E – 5°54.2'S, 102°43.2'E), 844–856 m depth.

Etymology: The specific name nudiceps from Latin refers to its smooth head.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Indonesian Deep-Sea Worm Eel

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