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Masturus
Gill 1884

Genus   Masturus
AuthorWI   Gill [T. N.]
AuthorNI   Gill
Qualification   ---
Year   1884
Status   Valid
Gender   masculine
Water   Salt water
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Molidae
Subfamily   ---
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Masturus
Original AuthorWI   Gill [T. N.]
Original AuthorNI   Gill
Original Family   Molidae
Original Sub Family   ---
Original Year   1884
Gender   masculine

Type Species   Orthagoriscus oxyuropterus
Type Species AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Type Species AuthorNI   Bleeker
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1873
Type Designation   Type by original designation (also monotypic).
Current Genus   Masturus
Current AuthorWI   Gill [T. N.]
Current AuthorNI   Gill
Current Year   1884
Current Family   Molidae
Current Summary   Valid as Masturus  Gill 1884. Molidae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Mola  Koelreuter 1770 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1943:8 [ref. 1495]). • Valid as Masturus  Gill 1884 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:98 [ref. 19546], Tortonese 1973:649 [ref. 7192], Tyler 1980:391 [ref. 4477], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:366 [ref. 6441], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1348 [ref. 13677], Kan 1986 [ref. 6313], Heemstra 1986:907 [ref. 5660], Gomon et al. 1994:915 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:183 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3966 [ref. 26319], Santini & Tyler 2002:38 [ref. 25998], Matsuura 2003:2015 [ref. 27119], Parenti 2003:1 [ref. 27311], Yamanoue et al. 2004:269 [ref. 28362], Bray & Hoese 2006:1937 [ref. 29049], Bray 2008:859 [ref. 30620], Kottelat 2013:481 [ref. 32989]).
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