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Scolecenchelys  Ogilby, 1897
Taxonomic Serial No.: 635381

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aotea Phillipps, 1926
 
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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   
                         SuperorderElopomorpha   
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                               SuborderCongroidei   
                                  FamilyOphichthidae  – worm eels, snake eels, serpents de mer, tiesos  
                                     SubfamilyMyrophinae  – worm eels  
                                        TribeMyrophini  incertae sedis  
                                           GenusScolecenchelys Ogilby, 1897  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys acutirostris (Weber and de Beaufort, 1916)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys australis (Macleay, 1881)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys borealis (Machida and Shiogaki, 1990)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys breviceps (Günther, 1876)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys chilensis (McCosker, 1970)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys cookei (Fowler, 1928)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys erythraeensis (Bauchot and Maugé, 1980)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys godeffroyi (Regan, 1909)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys gymnota (Bleeker, 1857) – slender worm eel 
                                              Species Scolecenchelys iredalei (Whitley, 1927) – Iredale's worm eel 
                                              Species Scolecenchelys japonica (Machida and Ohta, 1993)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys nicholsae (Waite, 1904)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys okamurai (Machida and Ohta, 1996)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys profundorum (McCosker and Parin, 1995)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys puhioilo (McCosker, 1979)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys tasmaniensis (McCulloch, 1911)  
                                              Species Scolecenchelys vermiformis (Peters, 1866) – shortfinned worm eel 
                                              Species Scolecenchelys xorae (Smith, 1958) – orangehead worm eel 
       

 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: Scolecenchelys   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Castle, P. H. J., and John E. McCosker  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: A New Genus and Two New Species of Myrophine Worm-eels, with Comments on Muraenichthys and Scolecenchelys (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Records of the Australian Museum, vol. 51, no 2   
  Page(s): 113-122   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0067-1975   
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  Reference for: Scolecenchelys   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Scolecenchelys was formerly a synonym of Muraenichthys. Its tentative parent is the tribe Myrophini  
 

 

   

 
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