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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Series: Mugilomorpha
Ordo: Mugiliformes
Familia: Mugilidae
Genus: Oedalechilus
Species: O. labeo - O. labiosus


Oedalechilus, (Fowler, 1903)


* Plicomugil



Vernacular names

Oedalechilus is one genus among 17 genera containing altogether about 80 species of ray-finned fish of the family Mugilidae commonly known as mullet. The genus Oedalechilus contains two species.


* Boxlip mullet Oedalechilus labeo
* Hornlip mullet Oedalechilus labiosus

2 species in this genus are recorded in Fishbase (March 2007). (Links in the following table are to Fishbase entries for species)
Species name (2007) Common name Nominal species (historic)
Oedalechilus labeo Boxlip mullet Mugil labeo Cuvier, 1829
Oedalechilus labiosus Hornlip mullet Mugil labiosus Valenciennes, 1836

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