Neenchelys similis

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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: 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 similis

Name[edit]

Neenchelys similis Ho et al., 2015

  • Holotype: ASIZP 59925.
  • Paratypes: NSMT P105355; FRLM 38980, 42319.

Type locality: Tashi Fishing Port, Ilan, NE Taiwan.

Etymology: The specific name is from the Latin similis (= like), in reference to its similarity to its congener, N. daedalus.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Slender worm eel

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