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Myctophidae
Gill, 1893
laternfishes
T5000045       Quick-Link [ https://copepedia.org/?id=T5000045 ]
Family ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0125498 | ITIS: 0162575 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Myctophiformes
   


In the map above, the DARK BLUE DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (44683 obs globally),
while light-blue dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (90596 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (0 sites globally).
 
The photos above are of this taxon and its taxonomic siblings.
Click on the photobox to see a gallery of all the photos.

DATABASE Info


44683 quantitative-obs
90596 non-quantitative
MOLECULAR Info


1958 barcodes

This Family currently has 33 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 274 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

Want to see an alphabetical list of ALL genera or species within this taxa group? Click on the blue (text) link to the left.

#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Benthosema
Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000281
WoRMS-ID:   125815

# of direct Siblings:   5
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   2072
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   20467
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   68
no photos
currently available
2
  Bolinichthys
Paxton, 1972
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000292
WoRMS-ID:   125816

# of direct Siblings:   7
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   7
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   160
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2816
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   50
no photos
currently available
3
  Centrobranchus
Fowler, 1904
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000356
WoRMS-ID:   125817

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   4
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   603
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   736
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   15
no photos
currently available
4
  Ceratoscopelus
Günther, 1864
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000366
WoRMS-ID:   125818

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   7220
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   25291
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   272
no photos
currently available
5
  Diaphus
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000485
WoRMS-ID:   125819

# of direct Siblings:   75
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   72
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   6713
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   14745
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   419
6
  Diogenichthys
Bolin, 1939
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000502
WoRMS-ID:   125820

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   14131
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2258
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   28
no photos
currently available
7
  Electrona
Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000532
WoRMS-ID:   125821

# of direct Siblings:   5
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   5
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   284
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   3210
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   66
no photos
currently available
8
  Gonichthys
Gistel, 1850
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000614
WoRMS-ID:   125822

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   4
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   2112
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   910
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   14
no photos
currently available
9
  Gymnoscopelus
Günther, 1873
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002650
WoRMS-ID:   205276

# of direct Siblings:   8
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   8
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   840
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   91
no photos
currently available
10
  Hintonia
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5014569
WoRMS-ID:   234555

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   12
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available
11
  Hygophum
Bolin, 1939
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000693
WoRMS-ID:   125823

# of direct Siblings:   9
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   9
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   4953
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   5268
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   111
no photos
currently available
12
  Idiolychnus
Nafpaktitis & Paxton, 1978
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5014590
WoRMS-ID:   205194

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   51
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available
13
  Krefftichthys
Hulley, 1981
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002693
WoRMS-ID:   234580

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   325
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   7
no photos
currently available
14
  Lampadena
Goode & Bean, 1893
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000756
WoRMS-ID:   125824

# of direct Siblings:   10
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   11
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1832
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2544
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   49
no photos
currently available
15
  Lampanyctodes
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002701
WoRMS-ID:   203917

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1553
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   5
no photos
currently available
16
  Lampanyctus
Bonaparte, 1840
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000760
WoRMS-ID:   125825

# of direct Siblings:   22
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   23
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   2017
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   9090
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   153
17
  Lampichthys
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002702
WoRMS-ID:   204617

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   180
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   7
no photos
currently available
18
  Lepidophanes
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000774
WoRMS-ID:   125826

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   115
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1700
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   78
no photos
currently available
19
  Lobianchia
Gatti, 1904
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000816
WoRMS-ID:   158899

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   183
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2810
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   36
no photos
currently available
20
  Loweina
Fowler, 1925
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001545
WoRMS-ID:   125828

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   379
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   154
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   6
no photos
currently available
21
  Metelectrona
Wisner, 1963
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002758
WoRMS-ID:   206941

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   137
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   16
no photos
currently available
22
  Myctophum
Rafinesque, 1810
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000043
WoRMS-ID:   125829

# of direct Siblings:   16
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   16
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   3623
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   6020
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   95
no photos
currently available
23
  Nannobrachium
Günther, 1887
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001651
WoRMS-ID:   158908

# of direct Siblings:   17
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   16
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   14725
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   3266
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   122
no photos
currently available
24
  Notolychnus
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000994
WoRMS-ID:   125830

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1939
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2196
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   16
no photos
currently available
25
  Notoscopelus
Günther, 1864
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5000996
WoRMS-ID:   125831

# of direct Siblings:   6
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   7
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1568
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   3446
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   54
no photos
currently available
26
  Parvilux
Hubbs & Wisner, 1964
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001583
WoRMS-ID:   270310

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   71
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   24
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
27
  Protomyctophum
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001142
WoRMS-ID:   125832

# of direct Siblings:   14
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   13
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   13019
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4238
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   37
28
  Scopelopsis
Brauer, 1906
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5002922
WoRMS-ID:   204358

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   1
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   256
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   8
no photos
currently available
29
  Stenobrachius
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001288
WoRMS-ID:   254362

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   14429
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   9946
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   26
no photos
currently available
30
  Symbolophorus
Bolin & Wisner, 1959
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001309
WoRMS-ID:   125833

# of direct Siblings:   8
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   8
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   6072
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4450
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   40
no photos
currently available
31
  Taaningichthys
Bolin, 1959
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001331
WoRMS-ID:   125834

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   20
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   764
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   33
no photos
currently available
32
  Tarletonbeania
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001333
WoRMS-ID:   271040

# of direct Siblings:   2
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   5392
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2050
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   5
33
  Triphoturus
Fraser-Brunner, 1949
Genus   [ "accepted" ]   T5001635
WoRMS-ID:   205908

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   3
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   16063
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1184
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   9
no photos
currently available



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