Brevimyrus

Brevimyrus Taverne, 1971

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Overview

General Description

Taverne (1971) placed Mormyrus niger Günther in genus Brienomyrus Taverne and established Brevimyrus as a monospecific subgenus of Brienomyrus for this species. Bigorne (2003) elevated the subgenus to full generic status. B. niger remains the only species placed in Brevimyrus.

Author(s): Sullivan, John P.
Rights holder(s): Sullivan, John P.

Taxonomic Children

Total: 1

Brevimyrus niger (Günther, 1866)

References

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Günther, A. C. L. G. (1866).  Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae, Mormyridae, Gymnarchidae, Esocidae, Umbridae, Scombresocidae, Cyprinodontidae, in the collection of the British Museum.. 6, i-xv + 1-368.
Harder, W. (2000).  The Mormyridae and other Osteoglossomorpha (CD-ROM). World Biodiversity Database, CD-ROM Series. 2000, New York: Springer Verlag, ETI-UNESCO.
Hopkins, C. D., Lavoué S., & Sullivan J. P. (2007).  12. Mormyridae. (StiassnyM L J., TeugelsG G., HopkinsC D., Ed.).The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa. 1, 220–334.
 
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