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Choetomus
McClelland 1844

Genus   Choetomus
AuthorWI   McClelland [J.]
AuthorNI   McClelland
Qualification   ---
Year   1844
Status   Spelling
Gender   masculine
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Engraulidae
Subfamily   Coiliinae
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Chaetomus
Original AuthorWI   McClelland [J.]
Original AuthorNI   McClelland
Original Family   Engraulidae
Original Sub Family   Coiliinae
Original Year   1844
Gender   masculine

Type Species   Choetomus playfairii
Type Species AuthorWI   McClelland [J.]
Type Species AuthorNI   McClelland
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1844
Type Designation   ---
Current Genus   Coilia
Current AuthorWI   McClelland [J.]
Current AuthorNI   McClelland
Current Year   1830
Current Family   Engraulidae
Current Summary   Synonym of Coilia  Gray 1830. Engraulidae.
 
Name History   Usually spelled Choetomus (originally with a diphthong), but McClellan's derivation is clearly based on chaeto- a lock of hair. •Synonym of Coilia Gray 1830 -- (Whitehead et al. 1988:460 [ref. 5725] as Choetomus, Kottelat 2013:52 [ref. 32989]).
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