Family Ophichthidae Gunther, 1870 – worm eels, snake eels

The Family Ophichthidae includes 2 subfamilies, 62 genera and 338 species [Myrophinae: Ahlia (1), Asarcenchelys (1), Benthenchelys (3), Glenoglossa (1), Mixomyrophis (2), Muraenichthys (8), Myrophis (7), Neenchelys (12), Pseudomyrophis (5), Pylorobranchus (2), Schismorhynchus (1), Schultzidia (2), Scolecenchelys (22), Skythrenchelys (2) and Sympenchelys (1)] and [Ophichthinae: Allips (1), Aplatophis (2), Aprognathodon (1), Apterichtus (20), Bascanichthys (16), Brachysomophis (7), Caecula (1), Callechelys (16), Caralophia (1), Chauligenion (1), Cirrhimuraena (10), Cirricaecula (2), Dalophis (5), Echelus (4), Echiophis (3), Ethadophis (3), Evips (1), Gordiichthys (5), Hemerorhinus (2), Herpetoichthys (2), Hyphalophis (1), Ichthyapus (8), Kertomichthys (1), Lamnostoma (5), Leiuranus (2), Leptenchelys (1), Letharchus (3), Lethogoleos (1), Leuropharus (1), Luthulenchelys (1), Malvoliophis (1), Myrichthys (11), Mystriophis (2), Ophichthus (81), Ophisurus (2), Paraletharchus (2), Phaenomonas (3), Phyllophichthus (1), Pisodonophis (9), Quassiremus (4), Rhinophichthus (1), Scytalichthys (1), Stictorhinus (1), Suculentophichthus (1), Xestochilus (1), Xyrias (4) and Yirrkala (16)]

 

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