Family Mormyridae Bonaparte, 1831 – freshwater elephantfishes

Family Mormyridae Bonaparte, 1831 – freshwater elephantfishes

The Family Mormyridae includes 22 genera (Boulengeromyrus, Brevimyrus, Brienomyrus, Campylomormyrus, Cryptomyrus, Cyphomyrus, Genyomyrus, Gnathonemus, Heteromormyrus, Hippopotamyrus, Hyperopisus, Isichthys, Ivindomyrus, Marcusenius, Mormyrops, Mormyrus, Myomyrus, Oxymormyrus, Paramormyrops, Petrocephalus, Pollimyrus and Stomatorhinus)

There are 22 genera and 223 species currently recognized: Boulengeromyrus (1), Brevimyrus (1), Brienomyrus (2), Campylomormyrus (14), Cryptomyrus (2), Cyphomyrus (5), Genyomyrus (1), Gnathonemus (4), Heteromormyrus (1), Hippopotamyrus (12), Hyperopisus (1), Isichthys (1), Ivindomyrus (2), Marcusenius (42), Mormyrops (20), Mormyrus (21), Myomyrus (3), Oxymormyrus (1), Paramormyrops (11), Petrocephalus (47), Pollimyrus (18) and Stomatorhinus (13)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus

GENUS Boulengeromyrus 

 

GENUS Brevimyrus 

 

GENUS Brienomyrus 

 

GENUS Campylomormyrops 

 

GENUS Cryptomyrus 

 

GENUS Cyphomyrus 

 

GENUS Genyomyrus 

 

GENUS Gnathonemus 

 

GENUS Heteromormyrus 

 

GENUS Hippopotamyrus 

 

GENUS Hyperopisus 

 

GENUS Isichthys 

 

GENUS Ivindomyrus 

 

GENUS Marcusenius 

 

GENUS Mormyrops 

 

GENUS Mormyrus 

 

GENUS Myomyrus 

 

GENUS Oxymormyrus 

 

GENUS Paramormyrops 

 

GENUS Petrocephalus 

 

GENUS Pollimyrus 

 

GENUS Stomatorhinus

 

Mormyridae PDF - Full Classification

Family Mormyridae freshwater elephantfishes

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Distributions and Habitats

Family Mormyridae