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Hygophum benoiti (Benoit's lanternfish)

Actinopteri - Myctophiformes - Myctophidae

Taxonomy
Scopelus benoiti was named by Cocco (1838). It is extant.

It was recombined as Hygophum benoiti by Stringer (1998) and Girone et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Scopelus benoiti Cocco
1998Hygophum benoiti Stringer p. 150
2006Hygophum benoiti Girone et al. p. 656

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Myctophata
orderMyctophiformesRegan 1911
familyMyctophidaeGill 1893
genusHygophumBolin 1939
speciesbenoiti(Cocco 1838)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available