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Hippopotamyrus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Mormyrinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Family  Mormyridae
Scientific name  Hippopotamyrus
Higher classification  Mormyridae
Order  Osteoglossiformes
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Similar  Mormyridae, Marcusenius, Pollimyrus, Petrocephalus, Mormyrops

Hippopotamyrus is a genus of elephantfish in the family Mormyridae.

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Species

  • Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki (Poll, 1945)
  • Hippopotamyrus ansorgii (Boulenger, 1905) (Slender stonebasher)
  • Hippopotamyrus castor Pappenheim, 1906
  • Hippopotamyrus grahami (Norman, 1928) (Graham's stonebasher)
  • Hippopotamyrus harringtoni (Boulenger, 1905)
  • Hippopotamyrus longilateralis B. J. Kramer & Swartz, 2010
  • Hippopotamyrus macrops (Boulenger, 1909)
  • Hippopotamyrus macroterops (Boulenger, 1920)
  • Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi (Boulenger, 1910)
  • Hippopotamyrus paugyi Lévêque & Bigorne, 1985
  • Hippopotamyrus pictus (Marcusen, 1864)
  • Hippopotamyrus psittacus (Boulenger, 1897)
  • Hippopotamyrus retrodorsalis (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)
  • Hippopotamyrus szaboi B. J. Kramer, van der Bank & Wink, 2004
  • Hippopotamyrus weeksii (Boulenger, 1902)
  • Hippopotamyrus wilverthi (Boulenger, 1898)
  • Distribution

    Some of the species within this genus have rather restricted distribution. For example, H. longilateralis occurs only in the Kunene River of southern Africa.

    References

    Hippopotamyrus Wikipedia


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