Leptonotus

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Leptonotus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Syngnathidae
Subfamily: Syngnathinae
Genus: Leptonotus
Kaup, 1853
Species

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Leptonotus is a genus of pipefishes of the family Syngnathidae. The name is derived from the Greek leptos meaning "thin" and noton meaning "back".[1]

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors (2011). "Leptonotus elevatus (Hutton, 1872)". FishBase. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Leptonotus in FishBase. October 2012 version.