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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 AuthorWI   Wisner [R. L.]
Original AuthorNI   Wisner
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 AuthorWI   Wisner [R. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Wisner
Current Year   1963
Current Family   Myctophidae
Current Subfamily   Myctophinae
Current Summary   Valid as Metelectrona  Wisner 1963. Myctophidae: Myctophinae.
 
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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