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Taenioides  Lacepède, 1800
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172008

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Taeniodes Lacepède, 1800
  Common Name(s): eelgobies
    eelgobies [English]
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyGobiidae  – true gobies, gobies, gobios, gobies  
                                     GenusTaenioides Lacepède, 1800 – eelgobies, eelgobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides buchanani (Day, 1873)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides caeculus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837) – buliga 
                                        SpeciesTaenioides caniscapulus Roxas and Ablan, 1938  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides cirratus (Blyth, 1860)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides eruptionis (Bleeker, 1849)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides esquivel Smith, 1947 – bulldog ellgoby, bulldog ellgoby 
                                        SpeciesTaenioides gracilis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides jacksoni Smith, 1943 – bearded eelgoby, bearded eelgoby 
                                        SpeciesTaenioides kentalleni Murdy and Randall, 2002  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides limicola Smith, 1964 – tan worm goby 
                                        SpeciesTaenioides mordax (De Vis, 1883)  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides nigrimarginatus Hora, 1924  
                                        SpeciesTaenioides purpurascens (De Vis, 1884)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Taenioides   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Taenioides   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Taenioides, eelgobies   

 Geographic Information
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