Genus ID  4043
Genus 

Ophisoma


Class  Actinopterygii
Order  Anguilliformes
Family  Congridae
Subfamily  Bathymyrinae
Tribe  ---
Author  Swainson [W.]
Qualification  ---
Year  1839
Genus Notes 
Status  Synonym
is Brack  N
is Fresh  N
is Salt  Y
Genus Original  Ophisoma
Orig Qualification  ---
Original Year  1839
Type Species  Ophisoma acuta
Auth Type Species  Swainson
Type Spec Qualifn  ---
Gender  neuter
Type Species Year  1839
TypeSp Auth Note  ---
Type Designation  Type by subsequent designation
Type Desig Note  ---
Sen Obj Synonym  ---
Comments  Described first as Ariosoma  Swainson 1838:220 [ref. 4302], name changed to Ophisoma  in 1839 [ref. 4303]. Type apparently designated first by Bleeker 1864:20 [not O. obtusa  as designated by Swain 1883:287].
Cas Notes  Orig. checked by R&B, 28 Oct. 1987. Reeve, Swainson's appendix is not in his index so need to doublecheck appendix for more pages.
Current Family  Congridae
Current Genus  Ariosoma
Author Current  Swainson
Currr Qualification  ---
Current Year  1838
Name History  • Objective synonym of Ariosoma  Swainson 1838 -- (Blache et al. 1973:240 [ref. 7185], Smith 1989:491 [ref. 13285], Shen 1998:8 [ref. 23445]).
Current Summary  Ariosoma Swainson 1838. Congridae.
is Excl  N
Author  Swainson
Gen_ Link  1664
Cas Ref No  4303
Available  True
List  1
Certainty 
Entered  ---
Date Entered 
Checked  ---
Date Checked 
sti  sy
Original Genus  Ophisoma
2016 02 16 - 17:26
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