Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

NZOR Identifier: 5c614357-4283-4b20-9b27-30135cc24ded

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id d6832794-199c-43c1-ad6a-b0a26665b9c3)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
subphylum
Craniata
superclass
Gnathostomata
class
Actinopterygii
infraclass
Teleostei
order
Anguilliformes
family
Ophichthidae
genus
Ophisurus
species
Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Providers

NZIB
Provider Contribution Summary

Biostatus

Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Biome
Marine
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Indigenous

Scientific Name

Authority
Linnaeus
Rank
species
Year
1758
Nomenclatural Comment
Marine
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
Yes

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
d6832794-199c-43c1-ad6a-b0a26665b9c3
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Ophisurus (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758) (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
b78be5f8-4f28-4a2f-953c-fa553e46d6cd
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Ophisurus
Preferred Name
Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
8fc1354b-2c56-4622-9d76-bdcf1d897116
According to
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
Preferred Name
Ophisurus serpens (Linnaeus, 1758)

No subordinate taxa

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
Snake eel
Name Id
3caca2e2-57e3-46f1-bc44-221ea122acfc
According To
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
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