Ammodytoides is a genus of sand lances native to the Indian and Pacific oceans.

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Ammodytoides vagus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Trachiniformes
Family: Ammodytidae
Genus: Ammodytoides
Duncker & Mohr, 1939
Type species
Bleekeria vaga
McCulloch & Waite, 1916


There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Ammodytoides in FishBase. February 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b Shibukawa, K. & Ida, H. (2013): Ammodytoides kanazawai, a New Species of Sand Lance (Perciformes: Ammodytidae) from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural Science, Ser. A., Supplement No. 7: 25–30.