List of Nominal Species of Mastacembelidae
(Spiny eels)
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Nominal Species (n = 137) Present allocation (n = 86) Ref.
Rhynchobdella aculeata siamensis Günther, 1861 Macrognathus siamensis 26282
Ophidium aculeatum (non Bloch, 1786) Macrognathus aral 4833
Ophidium aculeatum Basilewsky, 1855 Sinobdella sinensis 44416
Ophidium aculeatum Bloch, 1786 Macrognathus aculeatus 2091
Mastacembelus alboguttatus Boulenger, 1893 Mastacembelus alboguttatus 4833
Mastacembelus albomaculatus Poll, 1953 Mastacembelus albomaculatus 56254
Macrognathus albus Plamoottil & Abraham, 2014 Macrognathus albus 97143
Mastacembelus ansorgii Boulenger, 1905 Mastacembelus ansorgii 56254
Mastacembelus apectoralis Brown, Britz, Bills, Rüber & Day, 2011 Mastacembelus apectoralis 86808
Rhynchobdella aral Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Macrognathus aral 4833
Mastacembelus argus Günther, 1861 Mastacembelus erythrotaenia 2091
Macrognathus armatus Lacepède, 1800 Mastacembelus armatus 4833
Mastacembelus armatus favus Hora, 1924 Mastacembelus favus 7442
Macrognathus aureus Britz, 2010 Macrognathus aureus 84451
Mastacembelus aviceps Roberts & Stewart, 1976 Mastacembelus aviceps 56254
Mastacembelus batesii Boulenger, 1911 Mastacembelus niger 81678
Mastacembelus billitonensis de Beaufort, 1939 Macrognathus maculatus 2091
Mastacembelus brachyrhinus Boulenger, 1899 Mastacembelus brachyrhinus 56254
Mastacembelus brevicauda Boulenger, 1911 Mastacembelus niger 81678
Caecomastacembelus brichardi Poll, 1958 Mastacembelus brichardi 56254
Mastacembelus catchpolei Fowler, 1936 Mastacembelus catchpolei 56254
Macrognathus caudatus McClelland, 1842 Mastacembelus armatus 41236
Mastacembelus caudiocellatus Boulenger, 1893 Macrognathus caudiocellatus 4833
Mastacembelus christyi Worthington & Ricardo, 1937 Mastacembelus moorii 6060
Mastacembelus circumcinctus Hora, 1924 Macrognathus circumcinctus 43281
Mastacembelus circumcinctus (non Hora, 1924) Macrognathus taeniagaster 12693
Mastacembelus congicus Boulenger, 1896 Mastacembelus congicus 56254
Mastacembelus crassus Roberts & Stewart, 1976 Mastacembelus crassus 56254
Mastacembelus cryptacanthus (non Günther, 1867) Mastacembelus loennbergii 6060
Mastacembelus cryptacanthus Günther, 1867 Mastacembelus cryptacanthus 56254
Mastacembelus cunningtoni Boulenger, 1906 Mastacembelus cunningtoni 56254
Mastacembelus dayi Boulenger, 1912 Mastacembelus dayi 4833
Mastacembelus decorsei Pellegrin, 1919 Mastacembelus decorsei 56254
Rhynchobdella dhanashorii Hora, 1921 Macrognathus aral 41236
Mastacembelus dienbienensis Nguyen & Nguyen, 2005 Mastacembelus dienbienensis 84797
Macrognathus dorsiocellatus Britz, 2010 Macrognathus dorsiocellatus 83418
Mastacembelus ellipsifer Boulenger, 1899 Mastacembelus ellipsifer 56254
Mastacembelus erythrotaenia Bleeker, 1850 Mastacembelus erythrotaenia 12693
Macrognathus fasciatus Plamoottil & Abraham, 2014 Macrognathus fasciatus 97143
Mastacembelus flavidus Matthes, 1962 Mastacembelus flavidus 56254
Mastacembelus flavomarginatus Boulenger, 1898 Mastacembelus niger 26075
Mastacembelus flavomarginatus (non Boulenger, 1898) Mastacembelus kakrimensis 55095
Mastacembelus frenatus Boulenger, 1901 Mastacembelus frenatus 56254
Mastacembelus goro Boulenger, 1902 Mastacembelus niger 81678
Mastacembelus greshoffi Boulenger, 1901 Mastacembelus greshoffi 56254
Mastacembelus greshoffi (non Boulenger, 1901) Mastacembelus taiaensis 7394
Mastacembelus guentheri (non Day, 1865) Macrognathus malabaricus 41236
Mastacembelus guentheri Day, 1865 Macrognathus guentheri 4833
Rhynchobdella haleppensis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Mastacembelus mastacembelus 33021
Macrognathus hamiltonii McClelland, 1844 Mastacembelus armatus 41236
Macrognathus jammuensis Malhotra & Singh Dutta, 1975 Macrognathus aral 4833
Mastacembelus kakrimensis Vreven & Teugels, 2005 Mastacembelus kakrimensis 55095
Mastacembelus keithi Herre, 1940 Macrognathus keithi 26282
Mastacembelus latens Roberts & Stewart, 1976 Mastacembelus latens 56254
Mastacembelus laticauda Ahl, 1937 Mastacembelus liberiensis 55095
Mastacembelus liberiensis Boulenger, 1898 Mastacembelus liberiensis 56254
Macrognathus lineatomaculatus Britz, 2010 Macrognathus lineatomaculatus 83418
Mastacembelus loennbergii (non Boulenger, 1898) Mastacembelus taiaensis 7394
Mastacembelus loennbergii Boulenger, 1898 Mastacembelus loennbergii 56254
Mastacembelus loennbergii (non Boulenger, 1898) Mastacembelus cryptacanthus 7394
Mastacembelus loennbergii (non Boulenger, 1898) Mastacembelus decorsei 7394
Mastacembelus longicauda Boulenger, 1907 Mastacembelus cryptacanthus 7394
Mastacembelus maculatus Cuvier, 1832 Macrognathus maculatus 7050
Mastacembelus maculatus chrysogaster Bleeker, 1852 Macrognathus maculatus 2091
Mastacembelus maculatus dictyogaster Bleeker, 1852 Macrognathus maculatus 2091
Mastacembelus malabaricus Jerdon, 1849 Macrognathus malabaricus 41236
Mastacembelus manipurensis Hora, 1921 Mastacembelus armatus 4833
Mastacembelus marchei (non Sauvage, 1879) Mastacembelus liberiensis 55095
Mastacembelus marchei Sauvage, 1879 Mastacembelus marchei 56254
Mastacembelus marmoratus Perugia, 1892 Mastacembelus niger 81678
Mastacembelus marmoratus Cuvier, 1832 Mastacembelus armatus 41236
Ophidium mastacembelus Banks & Solander, 1794 Mastacembelus mastacembelus 33021
Macrognathus meklongensis Roberts, 1986 Macrognathus meklongensis 39392
Mastacembelus mellandi Boulenger, 1914 Mastacembelus frenatus 6060
Mastacembelus micropectus Matthes, 1962 Mastacembelus micropectus 56254
Mastacembelus moeruensis Boulenger, 1914 Mastacembelus frenatus 95585
Mastacembelus moorii Boulenger, 1898 Mastacembelus moorii 56254
Mastacembelus moorii nigrofasciatus David & Poll, 1937 Mastacembelus moorii 6060
Macrognathus morehensis Arunkumar & Tombi Singh, 2000 Macrognathus morehensis 97143
Mastacembelus mutombotombo Pellegrin, 1936 Mastacembelus frenatus 6060
Mastacembelus niger Sauvage, 1879 Mastacembelus niger 56254
Mastacembelus nigromarginatus Boulenger, 1898 Mastacembelus nigromarginatus 56254
Mastacembelus notophthalmus Roberts, 1989 Mastacembelus notophthalmus 2091
Mastacembelus oatesii Boulenger, 1893 Mastacembelus oatesii 4833
Macrognathus obscurus Britz, 2010 Macrognathus obscurus 83418
Rhynchobdella ocellata Cuvier, 1832 Macrognathus aculeatus 92135
Mastacembelus ophidium Günther, 1894 Mastacembelus ophidium 56254
Macrognathus pancalus Hamilton, 1822 Macrognathus pancalus 4833
Mastacembelus pantherinus Britz, 2007 Mastacembelus pantherinus 78150
Mastacembelus paucispinis Boulenger, 1899 Mastacembelus paucispinis 56254
Mastacembelus paucispinis Fowler, 1939 Macrognathus tapirus 56749
Macrognathus pavo Britz, 2010 Macrognathus pavo 83418
Mastacembelus pentophthalmos Gronow, 1854 Macrognathus pentophthalmos 86697
Mastacembelus perakensis Myers, 1937 Macrognathus maculatus 2091
Mastacembelus plagiostomus Matthes, 1962 Mastacembelus plagiostomus 56254
Mastacembelus platysoma Poll & Matthes, 1962 Mastacembelus platysoma 56254
Mastacembelus polli Vreven, 2005 Mastacembelus polli 56055
Mastacembelus ponticerianus Cuvier, 1832 Mastacembelus armatus 41236
Aethiomastacembelus praensis Travers, 1992 Mastacembelus praensis 56254
Mastacembelus punctatus Cuvier, 1832 Macrognathus pancalus 41236
Mastacembelus reticulatus Boulenger, 1911 Mastacembelus liberiensis 55095
Mastacembelus reygeli Vreven & Snoeks, 2009 Mastacembelus reygeli 82667
Aethiomastacembelus robertsi Vreven & Teugels, 1996 Mastacembelus robertsi 56254
Mastacembelus sanagali Thys van den Audenaerde, 1972 Mastacembelus sanagali 56254
Mastacembelus sclateri Boulenger, 1903 Mastacembelus marchei 81678
Mastacembelus seiteri Thys van den Audenaerde, 1972 Mastacembelus seiteri 56254
Macrognathus semiocellatus Roberts, 1986 Macrognathus semiocellatus 27732
Afromastacembelus sexdecimspinus Roberts & Travers, 1986 Mastacembelus sexdecimspinus 26282
Aethiomastacembelus shiloangoensis Vreven, 2004 Mastacembelus shiloangoensis 56254
Mastacembelus shiranus Günther, 1896 Mastacembelus shiranus 56254
Mastacembelus signatus Boulenger, 1905 Mastacembelus congicus 95585
Ophidium simack Walbaum, 1792 Mastacembelus mastacembelus 33021
Mastacembelus simbi Vreven & Stiassny, 2009 Mastacembelus simbi 84205
Rhynchobdella sinensis Bleeker, 1870 Sinobdella sinensis 26282
Mastacembelus stappersii Boulenger, 1914 Mastacembelus frenatus 95585
Mastacembelus strigiventus Zhou & Yang, 2011 Mastacembelus strigiventus 86860
Mastacembelus taeniagaster Fowler, 1935 Macrognathus taeniagaster 26282
Mastacembelus taeniatus Boulenger, 1901 Mastacembelus frenatus 6060
Caecomastacembelus taiaensis Travers, 1992 Mastacembelus taiaensis 56254
Mastacembelus tanganicae Günther, 1894 Mastacembelus tanganicae 56254
Macrognathus tapirus Kottelat & Widjanarti, 2005 Macrognathus tapirus 56749
Mastacembelus thacbaensis Nguyen & Nguyen, 2005 Mastacembelus thacbaensis 84797
Mastacembelus thompsoni Boulenger, 1918 Mastacembelus frenatus 6060
Mastacembelus tinwini Britz, 2007 Mastacembelus tinwini 78150
Aethiomastacembelus traversi Vreven & Teugels, 1997 Mastacembelus traversi 56254
Mastacembelus triolobus Zhou & Yang, 2011 Mastacembelus triolobus 86860
Mastacembelus trispinosus Steindachner, 1911 Mastacembelus trispinosus 56254
Mastacembelus ubangensis Boulenger, 1911 Mastacembelus niger 81678
Macrognathus undulatus McClelland, 1844 Mastacembelus undulatus 78150
Macrognathus undulatus (non McClelland, 1844) Mastacembelus armatus 78150
Mastacembelus unicolor Cuvier, 1832 Mastacembelus unicolor 2091
Mastacembelus unicolor (non Cuvier, 1832) Mastacembelus dayi 4833
Mastacembelus vaillanti Fowler, 1905 Macrognathus maculatus 2091
Mastacembelus vanderwaali Skelton, 1976 Mastacembelus vanderwaali 56254
Mastacembelus victoriae Boulenger, 1903 Mastacembelus frenatus 6060
Mastacembelus zebratus Matthes, 1962 Mastacembelus zebratus 56254
Mastacembelus zebrinus Blyth, 1858 Macrognathus zebrinus 4833
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