Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Myctophiformes > Family Myctophidae > Genus Lampanyctus

Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LampanyctusBonaparte, 1840accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): brun lysprikkfisk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: rakery beaconlamp sources: ITIS database
 Norwegian: brun lysprikkfisk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: brun lysprikkfisk
 Norwegian Nynorsk: brun lysprikkfisk
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): brun lysprikkfisk


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p.

additional source

Anon. (2000). FishBase 2000 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. 4 cd-roms pp.

additional source

King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, 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, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source






External Links

Barcode of Life (17 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
GenBank (6 nucleotides; 17 proteins)


Bailly, N. (2014). Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode & Bean, 1896). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126617




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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