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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Oxudercidae
Subfamilia: Amblyopinae
Genus: Taenioides
Species: T. anguillaris – T. buchanani – T. caniscapulus – T. cirratus – T. eruptionis – T. esquivel – T. gracilis – T. jacksoni – T. kentalleni – T. limicola – T. mordax – T. nigrimarginatus – T. purpurascens

Taenioides Lacepède, 1800

Taeniodes Lacepède, 1800

Taenioides species list in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 08/2021.
Taenioides – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Vernacular names
English: Worm Gobies, Eel Gobies
ไทย: ปลาบู่เขือ, ปลาเขือ

Taenioides is a genus of gobies native to fresh, brackish, and marine waters of the coastal areas of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.[1]

Thirteen recognized species are in this genus:[1]

Taenioides anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (eel worm goby)
Taenioides buchanani (F. Day, 1873) (Burmese gobyeel)
Taenioides caniscapulus Roxas & Ablan, 1938
Taenioides cirratus (Blyth, 1860) (bearded worm goby)
Taenioides eruptionis (Bleeker, 1849)
Taenioides esquivel J. L. B. Smith, 1947 (bulldog eelgoby)
Taenioides gracilis (Valenciennes, 1837) (slender eel goby)
Taenioides jacksoni J. L. B. Smith, 1943 (bearded eelgoby)
Taenioides kentalleni Murdy & J. E. Randall, 2002
Taenioides limicola C. L. Smith, 1964
Taenioides mordax (De Vis, 1883)
Taenioides nigrimarginatus Hora, 1924 (blackfin eel goby)
Taenioides purpurascens (De Vis, 1884)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of XXXXX in FishBase. June 2013 version.

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