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Epiplatys  Gill, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165810

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pseudepiplatys Clausen, 1967
 
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 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   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderAplocheiloidei  – aplocheiloids  
                                  FamilyAplocheilidae Bleeker, 1860 – rivulines, egg-laying toothcarps, almirantes, aplochéilidés  
                                     SubfamilyAplocheilinae  – Old World rivulines  
                                        GenusEpiplatys Gill, 1862  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys annulatus (Boulenger, 1915) – banded panchax, clown killie, rocket panchax 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys ansorgii (Boulenger, 1911)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys azureus Berkenkamp and Etzel, 1983  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys barmoiensis Scheel, 1968  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys berkenkampi Neumann, 1978  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys biafranus Radda, 1970  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys bifasciatus (Steindachner, 1881)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys chaperi (Sauvage, 1882) – firemouth epiplatys, firemouth epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys chevalieri (Pellegrin, 1904) – chevalier's epiplatys, Chevalier's epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys coccinatus Berkenkamp and Etzel, 1982  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys dageti Poll, 1953  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys esekanus Scheel, 1968  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys etzeli Berkenkamp, 1975  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys fasciolatus (Günther, 1866) – banded epiplatys, banded epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys grahami (Boulenger, 1911) – graham's epiplatys, graham's epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys guineensis Romand, 1994  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys hildegardae Berkenkamp, 1978  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys huberi (Radda and Pürzl, 1981)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys josianae Berkenkamp and Etzel, 1983  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys lamottei Daget, 1954  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys longiventralis (Boulenger, 1911)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys mesogramma Huber, 1980  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys multifasciatus (Boulenger, 1913)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys neumanni Berkenkamp, 1993  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys njalaensis Neumann, 1976  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys olbrechtsi Poll, 1941  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys phoeniceps Huber, 1980  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys roloffi Romand, 1978  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys ruhkopfi Berkenkamp and Etzel, 1980  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys sangmelinensis (Ahl, 1928)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys sexfasciatus Gill, 1862 – six-barred epiplatys, six-barred epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys singa (Boulenger, 1899) – spotted epiplatys, spotted epiplatys 
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril, 1861)  
                                           SpeciesEpiplatys zenkeri (Ahl, 1928)  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Epiplatys   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Epiplatys   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Epiplatys   
       
  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: Epiplatys   
       

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