Scolecenchelys profundorum

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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: Scolecenchelys
Species: Scolecenchelys profundorum

Name[edit]

Scolecenchelys profundorum McCosker & Parin, 1995

  • Holotype (unique): CAS 48061.

Type locality: Nazca Ridge, eastern Pacific, 21°32'S, 81°39'W, depth 310 meters.

Etymology: .

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Deepwater Worm Eel

References[edit]

  • Hibino, Y. & Kimura, S. 2015. Revision of the Scolecenchelys gymnota species group with descriptions of two new species (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae: Myrophinae). Ichthyological Research 63(1) [2016]: 1–22. DOI: 10.1007/s10228-015-0485-4Reference page
  • McCosker, J. E. & Parin, N. V., 1995: A new species of deepwater worm-eel, Muraenichthys profundorum (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), from the Nazca Ridge. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 42 (3/4): 231–235.