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Echidna nebulosa

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Muraenidae

Taxonomy
Muraena nebulosa was named by Ahl (1789). It is extant.

It was recombined as Echidna nebulosa by Fourriére et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1789Muraena nebulosa Ahl
2014Echidna nebulosa Fourriére et al. p. 380

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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
genusEchidnaForster 1788
speciesnebulosa(Ahl 1789)

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: nektobenthicf
Diet: carnivoref
Created: 2009-07-20 20:50:21
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:50:21
Source: f = family, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available