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Amphiprion ephippium

(Bloch 1790)
  

Amphiprion ephippium was originally described as Lutjanus ephippium by Bloch in 1790. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae and subfamily Amphiprioninae. It is commonly known as Saddle anemonefish and is known in Australia as Red saddleback anemonefish, in USA (contiguous states) as Red saddleback anemonefish, in Micronesia, Federated States as Red saddleback anemonefish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Indian Ocean: Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, western Thailand, Malaysia and western Indonesia.
Species   ephippium
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1790
Status   Valid
Class  
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Order  
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Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily  
Amphiprioninae Amphiprioninae
Genus   Amphiprion
Subgenus   ---

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Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily   Amphiprioninae
Genus   Amphiprion
Original Name   Lutjanus        
Taxon Name   ephippium
Original Combination   Lutjanus ephippium
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lutjanus ephippium
OriginalSubGenus   Lutjanus
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1790
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Amphiprioninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tranquebar [Tharangambadi], India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke 1999:120 [ref. 24282]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:120 [ref. 24282].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ZMB 2766
Page   121
Illustrations   Pl. 250 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Amphiprion ephippium
Current Species   ephippium
Current Genus   Amphiprion
Current AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Schultz
Current Year   1790
Current Family   Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily  
Amphiprioninae Amphiprioninae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 2 to 15 meters.
   
Distribution Eastern Indian Ocean: Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, western Thailand, Malaysia and western Indonesia.

Current Summary   Valid as Amphiprion ephippium  (Bloch 1790). Pomacentridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Amphiprion ephippium  (Bloch 1790) -- (Allen & Springer 1975:53 [ref. 20543], Allen 1991:236 [ref. 19344], Allen 1997:164 [ref. 23977], Allen 2001:3347 [ref. 26132], Allen & Adrim 2003:44 [ref. 26830], Allen et al. 2008:112 [ref. 29750], Shibukawa 2009:203 [ref. 30449], Allen & Erdmann 2012:571 [ref. 31980]).

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akallopisos Amphiprion akallopisos Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
akindynos Amphiprion akindynos Allen [G. R.] 1972Valid
albiventris Amphiprion albiventris Cuvier [G.] in Guérin-Méneville 1828Uncertain
allardi Amphiprion allardi Klausewitz [W.] 1970Valid
amamiensis Amphiprion amamiensis Mori [K.] 1966Synonym
americanus Amphiprion americanus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
annamensis Amphiprion annamensis Chevey [P.] 1932Synonym
argenteus Amphiprion argenteus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Uncertain
arion Amphiprion arion De Vis [C. W.] 1884Synonym
australe Amphiprion australe Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Not available
barberi Amphiprion barberi Allen [G. R.], Drew [J.] & Kaufman [L.] 2008Valid
bicinctus Amphiprion bicinctus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Valid
bicolor Amphiprion bicolor Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873Synonym
bifasciatus Amphiprion bifasciatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1792)Synonym
bifasciatus annamensis Amphiprion bifasciatus annamensis Chevey [P.] 1932Synonym
boholensis Amphiprion boholensis Cartier [O.] 1874Synonym
calliops Amphiprion calliops Schultz [L. P.] 1966Synonym
carinatus Amphiprion carinatus Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
chagosensis Amphiprion chagosensis Allen [G. R.] 1972Valid
chrysargyrus Amphiprion chrysargyrus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
chrysogaster Amphiprion chrysogaster Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
chrysopterus Amphiprion chrysopterus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
clarckii Amphiprion clarckii Bennett [J. W.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Spelling
clarkii Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett [J. W.] 1830)Valid
ephippium nuchalis Amphiprion ephippium nuchalis Bleeker [P.] 1855Uncertain
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