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Pachystomias  Günther, 1887
Taxonomic Serial No.: 622335

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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   
                         SuperorderStenopterygii   
                            OrderStomiiformes   
                               SuborderPhotichthyoidei   
                                  FamilyStomiidae  – dragons à écailles, peces demonios, dragonfishes, scaly dragonfishes, barbeled dragonfishes  
                                     SubfamilyMelanostomiinae  incertae sedis – scaleless dragonfishes, scaleless black dragonfishes  
                                        GenusPachystomias Günther, 1887  
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                                           Species Pachystomias microdon (Günther, 1878)  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Nov-2004, website (version 08-Nov-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Pachystomias   
       
  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: Pachystomias   
       
  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: Pachystomias   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Eschmeyer (2004) places this genus in the subfamily Melanostomiinae, though there is apparently work that allies it more closely to the Malacosteinae. More research is needed to resolve the placement  
 

 

   

 
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