Diaphus és un gènere de peixos de la família dels mictòfids i de l'ordre dels mictofiformes.[4]

Infotaula d'ésser viuDiaphus
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(Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890)[2]
Sinònim taxonòmic
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  19. Cocco, A., 1838. Su di alcuni salmonidi del mare di Messina. Nuovi annali delle scienze naturali e rendiconto dei lavori dell'Accademia della Scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna con appendice agraria. Bologna Anno 1 Tomo 2 (fasc. 9): 161-194, Pls. 5-8.
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  26. Dictionary of Common (Vernacular) Names (anglès)
  27. UNEP-WCMC Species Database (anglès)
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