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Macrognathus  Lacepède, 1800
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172688

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Rhynchobdella Bloch and Schneider, 1801
 
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  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   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderSynbranchiformes  – swamp eels  
                               SuborderMastacembeloidei  – spiny eels  
                                  FamilyMastacembelidae  – spiny eels, spinybacks  
                                     SubfamilyMastacembelinae   
                                        GenusMacrognathus Lacepède, 1800  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus aculeatus (Bloch, 1786) – elephant trunk fish, lesser spiny eel, elephant trunk fish, lesser spiny eel 
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus aral (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus caudiocellatus (Boulenger, 1893)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus circumcinctus (Hora, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus guentheri (Day, 1865)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus keithi (Herre, 1940)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus maculatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1849)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus meklongensis Roberts, 1986  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus morehensis Arunkumar and Tombi Singh, 2000  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus pancalus Hamilton, 1822 – barred spiny eel, Indian spiny eel, Indian mastacembelid eel 
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus semiocellatus Roberts, 1986  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus siamensis (Günther, 1861)  
                                           SpeciesMacrognathus zebrinus (Blyth, 1858) – zebra spiny eel 
       

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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: Macrognathus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Macrognathus   
       
  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: Macrognathus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
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  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: Macrognathus   
       

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