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Prometheus
Lowe 1838

Genus   Prometheus
AuthorWI   Lowe [R. T.]
AuthorNI   Lowe
Qualification   ---
Year   1838
Status   Invalid
Gender   masculine
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Gempylidae
Subfamily   ---
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Prometheus
Original Family   Gempylidae
Original Sub Family   ---
Original Year   1838
Gender   masculine

Type Species   Prometheus atlanticus
Type Species AuthorWI   Lowe [R. T.]
Type Species AuthorNI   Lowe
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1838
Type Designation   Type by monotypy
Current Genus   Promethichthys
Current Year   1893
Current Family   Gempylidae
Current Summary   Objectively invalid; Uncertain as Promethichthys  Gill 1893. Gempylidae.
 
Name History   Objectively invalid; apparently preoccupied by Prometheus Hübner 1824 in Lepidoptera; replaced by Promethichthys Gill 1893. •In the synonymy of Promethichthys Gill 1893 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:251 [ref. 7348], Nakamura & Parin 1993:40 [ref. 21769]). Prometheus  Hübner 1824 [details not researched]
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