Genus ID  4045
Genus 

Ophisurus


Class  Actinopterygii
Order  Anguilliformes
Family  Ophichthidae
Subfamily  Ophichthinae
Tribe  ---
Author  Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Qualification  ---
Year  1800
Genus Notes 
Status  Valid
is Brack  N
is Fresh  N
is Salt  Y
Genus Original  Ophisurus
Orig Qualification  ---
Original Year  1800
Type Species  Muraena serpens
Auth Type Species  Linnaeus
Type Spec Qualifn  ---
Gender  masculine
Type Species Year  1758
TypeSp Auth Note  ---
Type Designation  Type by subsequent designation
Type Desig Note  ---
Sen Obj Synonym  ---
Comments  Two included species; type evidently designated first by Risso 1827 [ref. 3757], not M. ophis  as designated by Bleeker 1864:64 [ref. 4860].
Cas Notes  Orig. checked by WNE, 13 Jan. 1987. Mc & C say date for species is 1866 but it is 1858.
Current Family  Ophichthidae
Current Genus  Ophisurus
Author Current  Lacepède
Currr Qualification  ---
Current Year  1800
Name History  • Valid as Ophisurus  Lacepède 1800 -- (Blache et al. 1973:249 [ref. 7185], McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:32 [ref. 6441], Bauchot in Whitehead et al. 1986:583 [ref. 13676], McCosker & Castle 1986:184 [ref. 5690], Paxton et al. 1989:120 [ref. 12442], McCosker et al. 1989:299 [ref. 13288], Gomon et al. 1994:202 [ref. 22532], Smith & McCosker 1999:1667 [ref. 24715], McCosker et al. 2006:272 [ref. 29006], Smith & McCosker 2008:167 [ref. 30623], Zhang et al. 2010:356 [ref. 31511], Bañón et al. 2011:157 [ref. 31596], Shinohara et al. 2011:39 [ref. 31715]).
Current Summary  Valid as *Ophisurus* Lacepède 1800. Ophichthidae.
is Excl  N
Author  Lacepède
Gen_ Link  403
Cas Ref No  2709
Available  True
List  1
Certainty 
Entered  ---
Date Entered 
Checked  ---
Date Checked 
sti  va
Original Genus  Ophisurus
2016 02 16 - 17:26
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