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Lampetra fluviatilis.jpg
A European River Lamprey (L. fluviatilis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Cephalaspidomorphi
Order: Petromyzontiformes
Family: Petromyzontidae
Genus: Lampetra
Bonnaterre, 1788
Type species
Petromyzon planeri
Bloch, 1784
  • Okkelbergia Creaser & Hubbs 1922

Lampetra is a genus of lampreys in the subfamily Petromyzontinae.


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Lampetra in FishBase. April 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b c d Mateus, C.S., Alves, M.J., Quintella, B.R. & Almeida, P.R. (2013): Three new cryptic species of the lamprey genus Lampetra Bonnaterre, 1788 (Petromyzontiformes: Petromyzontidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. Contributions to Zoology, 82 (1): 37-53.