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Diaphus  Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162583

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aethoprora Goode and Bean, 1896
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderScopelomorpha   
                            OrderMyctophiformes   
                               FamilyMyctophidae  – linternillas, poissons-lanternes, lanternfishes  
                                  SubfamilyLampanyctinae   
                                     GenusDiaphus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus adenomus Gilbert, 1905  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus agassizii Gilbert, 1908  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus aliciae Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus anderseni Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus antonbruuni Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus arabicus Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus basileusi Becker and Prut'ko, 1984  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus bertelseni Nafpaktitis, 1966  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus brachycephalus Tåning, 1928  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus burtoni Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus chrysorhynchus Gilbert and Cramer, 1897  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus coeruleus (Klunzinger, 1871)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus confusus Becker, 1992  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus dahlgreni Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus danae Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus dehaveni Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus diadematus Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus diademophilus Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus drachmanni Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus dumerilii (Bleeker, 1856) – pez linterna coliapagado 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus effulgens (Goode and Bean, 1896)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus ehrhorni Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus faustinoi Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus fragilis Tåning, 1928 – fragile lanternfish 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus fulgens (Brauer, 1904)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus garmani Gilbert, 1906  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus gigas Gilbert, 1913  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus gracilis Kulikova, 1961  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus handi Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus holti Tåning, 1918  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus hudsoni Zurbrigg and Scott, 1976  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus impostor Nafpaktitis, Robertson and Paxton, 1995  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus jenseni Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus kapalae Nafpaktitis, Robertson and Paxton, 1995  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus knappi Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus kora Nafpaktitis, Robertson and Paxton, 1995  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus kuroshio Kawaguchi and Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus lobatus Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus longleyi Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus lucidus (Goode and Bean, 1896)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus lucifrons Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus luetkeni (Brauer, 1904)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus malayanus Weber, 1913  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus mascarensis Becker in Becker and Shcherbachev, 1990  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus meadi Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus megalops Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus metopoclampus (Cocco, 1829)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus minax Nafpaktitis, 1968  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus mollis Tåning, 1928  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus nielseni Nafpaktitis, 1978  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus ostenfeldi Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus pacificus Parr, 1931  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus pallidus Gjøsaeter, 1989  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus parini Becker, 1992  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus parri Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus perspicillatus (Ogilby, 1898) – transparent lanternfish 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus phillipsi Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus problematicus Parr, 1928 – pez linterna problemático 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus rafinesquii (Chevrolat, 1863) – whitespotted lanternfish 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus regani Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus richardsoni Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus roei Nafpaktitis, 1974  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus sagamiensis Gilbert, 1913  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus schmidti Tåning, 1932  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus signatus Gilbert, 1908  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus similis Wisner, 1974  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus splendidus (Brauer, 1904) – lanternfish 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus suborbitalis Weber, 1913  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus subtilis Nafpaktitis, 1968  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus taaningi Norman, 1930  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus tanakae Gilbert, 1913  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus termophilus Tåning, 1928 – Taaning's lanternfish 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus theta Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890 – California headlightfish, linternilla californiana 
                                        SpeciesDiaphus thiollierei Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus trachops Wisner, 1974  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus umbroculus Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus vanhoeffeni (Brauer, 1906)  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus watasei Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus whitleyi Fowler, 1934  
                                        SpeciesDiaphus wisneri Nafpaktitis, Robertson and Paxton, 1995  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
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  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
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  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paxton, J. R., E. H. Ahlstrom, and H. G. Moser / Moser, H. G., W. J. Richards, et al., eds   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Myctophidae: Relationships   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication, no. 1: Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes   
  Page(s): 239-244   
  Publisher: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0748-0539   
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  Reference for: Diaphus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stiassny, Melanie L. J. / Stiassny, Melanie L. J., Lynne R. Parenti, and G. David Johnson   
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Basal Ctenosquamate Relationships and the Interrelationships of the Myctophiform (Scopelomorph) Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Interrelationships of Fishes   
  Page(s): xiii + 496   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San DIego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-670950-5   
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  Reference for: Diaphus   
       

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