Genus ID  4042


Class  Actinopterygii
Order  Anguilliformes
Family  Ophichthidae
Subfamily  Ophichthinae
Tribe  ---
Author  Turton [W.]
Qualification  ---
Year  1807
Genus Notes 
Status  Synonym
is Brack  N
is Fresh  N
is Salt  Y
Genus Original  Ophis
Orig Qualification  ---
Original Year  1807
Type Species  Ophis maculata
Auth Type Species  Turton
Type Spec Qualifn  ---
Gender  masculine
Type Species Year  1807
TypeSp Auth Note  ---
Type Designation  Type by monotypy
Type Desig Note  ---
Sen Obj Synonym  ---
Comments  Original not examined. Species apparently in reference to Muraena meleagis  of Shaw.
Cas Notes  Fowler omits species, says = Muraena ophis Linn. Check species. See McCosker. Check preoc.
Current Family  Ophichthidae
Current Genus  Ophichthus
Author Current  Ahl
Currr Qualification  ---
Current Year  1789
Name History  • Synonym of Ophichthus  Thunberg 1789 -- (Kottelat 2013:45 [ref. 32989]). • Synonym of Ophichthus  Ahl 1789 -- (Blache et al. 1973:247 [ref. 7185], McCosker 1977:79 [ref. 6836], McCosker et al. 1989:379 [ref. 13288], McCosker 1999:574 [ref. 23699]).
Current Summary  Synonym of *Ophichthus* Ahl 1789. Ophichthidae.
is Excl  N
Author  Turton
Gen_ Link  9283
Cas Ref No  12590
Available  True
List  1
Entered  ---
Date Entered 
Checked  ---
Date Checked 
sti  sy
Original Genus  Ophis
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