Mordacia

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Southern topeyed lampreys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Cephalaspidomorphi
Order: Petromyzontiformes
Family: Mordaciidae
T. N. Gill, 1893
Genus: Mordacia
J. E. Gray, 1851
Type species
Petromyzon mordax
J. Richardson, 1846
Synonyms
  • Caragola Gray 1851 non Moore 1879

Mordacia is the sole genus of the family Mordaciidae, also known as the southern topeyed lampreys.

Species[edit]

There are currently three recognized species in this genus: [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Mordacia in FishBase. April 2013 version.