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Otolithus (Macrurus)

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Muraenidae

Taxonomy
Macrourus was named by Bloch (1786).

It was reranked as Otolithus (Macrurus) by Bassoli (1906).

It was assigned to Pisces by Vaillant (1888); and to Otolithus by Bassoli (1906).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Macrurus Vaillant
1906Otolithus (Macrurus) Bassoli p. 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderAnguilliformesGreenwood et al. 1966
familyMuraenidae
genusOtolithusKoken 1884
subgenusMacrurus(Bloch 1786)

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