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Petrocephalus  Marcusen, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 649797

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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   
                         SuperorderOsteoglossomorpha   
                            OrderOsteoglossiformes  – bonytongues  
                               SuborderOsteoglossoidei   
                                  SuperfamilyMormyroidea   
                                     FamilyMormyridae  – elephant fishes, mormyrids  
                                        GenusPetrocephalus Marcusen, 1854  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Petrocephalus ansorgii Boulenger, 1903  
                                           Species Petrocephalus balayi Sauvage, 1883  
                                           Species Petrocephalus bane (Lacepède, 1803)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus binotatus Pellegrin, 1924  
                                           Species Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus catostoma (Günther, 1866)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus christyi Boulenger, 1920  
                                           Species Petrocephalus cunganus Boulenger, 1910  
                                           Species Petrocephalus gliroides (Vinciguerra, 1897)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus grandoculis Boulenger, 1920  
                                           Species Petrocephalus guttatus Fowler, 1936  
                                           Species Petrocephalus hutereaui (Boulenger, 1913)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus keatingii Boulenger, 1901  
                                           Species Petrocephalus levequei Bigorne and Paugy in Lévêque, Paugy and Teugels, 1990  
                                           Species Petrocephalus microphthalmus Pellegrin, 1908  
                                           Species Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus Bigorne and Paugy in Lévêque, Paugy and Teugels, 1990  
                                           Species Petrocephalus pellegrini Poll, 1941  
                                           Species Petrocephalus sauvagii (Boulenger, 1887)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus schoutedeni Poll, 1954  
                                           Species Petrocephalus simus Sauvage, 1879  
                                           Species Petrocephalus soudanensis Bigorne and Paugy in Lévêque, Paugy and Teugels, 1990  
                                           Species Petrocephalus squalostoma (Boulenger, 1915)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus tenuicauda (Steindachner, 1894)  
                                           Species Petrocephalus wesselsi Kramer and Van der Bank, 2000  
       

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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/   
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