Protomyctophum tenisoni

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Taxonavigation: Myctophiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Scopelomorpha
Ordo: Myctophiformes

Familia: Myctophidae
Genus: Protomyctophum
Species: Protomyctophum tenisoni


Protomyctophum tenisoni (Norman, 1930)

  • Holotype: BMNH 1930.1.12.604.
  • Paratypes: BMNH 1930.1.12.605-611 (8).

Type locality: South Atlantic, 46°25'S, 15°13'E, depth 96 meters.

Etymology: .


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tenison's Lanternfish


  • Norman, J. R., 1930: Oceanic fishes and flatfishes collected in 1925-1927. Discovery Reports 2: 261–369, Pl. 2.


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