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Metelectrona
Wisner 1963

Genus   Metelectrona
AuthorWI   Wisner [R. L.]
AuthorNI   Wisner
Qualification   ---
Year   1963
Status   Valid
Gender   feminine
Water   Salt water
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Myctophinae
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Metelectrona
Original Family   Myctophidae
Original Sub Family   Myctophinae
Original Year   1963
Gender   feminine

Type Species   Metelectrona ahlstromi
Type Species AuthorWI   Wisner [R. L.]
Type Species AuthorNI   Wisner
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1963
Type Designation   Type by original designation (also monotypic)
Current Genus   Metelectrona
Current Year   1963
Current Family   Myctophidae
Current Summary   Valid as Metelectrona  Wisner 1963. Myctophidae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Electrona  Goode & Bean 1896, but a valid subgenus Metelectrona  -- (Paxton 1979:11 [ref. 6440]). • Valid as Metelectrona  Wisner 1963 -- (Moser et al. 1984:219 [ref. 13645], Paxton et al. 1984:241 [ref. 13625], Hulley 1986:312 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:266 [ref. 12442], Hulley 1990:166 [ref. 21685], Hulley 1998:75 [ref. 23872], Paxton et al. 2006:525 [ref. 28994], Paxton & Bray 2008:271 [ref. 30633]).
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