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Afromastacembelus ellipsifer

(Boulenger 1899)

Afromastacembelus ellipsifer was originally described as Mastacembelus ellipsifer by Boulenger in 1899. It belongs to the family Mastacembelidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
Species   ellipsifer
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1899
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Afromastacembelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
Genus   Afromastacembelus
Original Name   Mastacembelus        
Taxon Name   ellipsifer
Original Combination   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
Original Genus   Mastacembelus
Original Genus Species   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
OriginalSubGenus   Mastacembelus
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1899
Original Family   Mastacembelidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Albertville [Kalemie], Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MRAC 246
Page   126
Illustrations   Pl. 47 (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
Current Species   ellipsifer
Current Genus   Mastacembelus
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1899
Current Family   Mastacembelidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.

Current Summary   Synonym of Mastacembelus ellipsifer  Boulenger 1899. Mastacembelidae.
Name History   • Valid as Afromastacembelus ellipsifer  (Boulenger 1899) -- (Travers 1984:145 [ref. 5147], Gosse 1986:416 [ref. 6194]). • Valid as Caecomastacembelus ellipsifer  (Boulenger 1899). • Valid as Mastacembelus ellipsifer  Boulenger 1899 -- (Vreven 2005:1540 [ref. 28140], Vreven & Snoeks 2009:1019 [ref. 30552], Brown et al. 2011:287 [ref. 31286]).

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albomaculatus Afromastacembelus albomaculatus (Poll [M.] 1953)Synonym
christyi Afromastacembelus christyi (Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937)Synonym
congicus Afromastacembelus congicus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1896)Synonym
cunningtoni Afromastacembelus cunningtoni (Boulenger [G. A.] 1906)Synonym
flavidus Afromastacembelus flavidus (Matthes [H.] 1962)Synonym
frenatus Afromastacembelus frenatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1901)Synonym
mellandi Afromastacembelus mellandi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1914)Synonym
micropectus Afromastacembelus micropectus (Matthes [H.] 1962)Synonym
moeruensis Afromastacembelus moeruensis (Boulenger [G. A.] 1914)Synonym
moorii Afromastacembelus moorii (Boulenger [G. A.] 1898)Synonym
mutombotombo Afromastacembelus mutombotombo (Pellegrin [J.] 1936)Synonym
nigrofasciatus Afromastacembelus nigrofasciatus (David [L.] & Poll [M.] 1937)Synonym
nigromarginatus Afromastacembelus nigromarginatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1898)Synonym
ophidium Afromastacembelus ophidium (Günther [A.] 1894)Synonym
plagiostomus Afromastacembelus plagiostomus (Matthes [H.] 1962)Synonym
platysoma Afromastacembelus platysoma (Poll [M.] & Matthes [H.] 1962)Synonym
sexdecimspinus Afromastacembelus sexdecimspinus Roberts [T. R.] & Travers [R. A.] 1986Synonym
shiranus Afromastacembelus shiranus (Günther [A.] 1896)Synonym
signatus Afromastacembelus signatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1905)Synonym
stappersii Afromastacembelus stappersii (Boulenger [G. A.] 1914)Synonym
taeniatus Afromastacembelus taeniatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1901)Synonym
tanganicae Afromastacembelus tanganicae (Günther [A.] 1894)Synonym
thompsoni Afromastacembelus thompsoni (Boulenger [G. A.] 1918)Synonym
trispinosus Afromastacembelus trispinosus (Steindachner [F.] 1911)Synonym
vanderwaali Afromastacembelus vanderwaali (Skelton [P. H.] 1976)Synonym
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