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Aphyosemion melanopteron
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Aphyosemion melanopteron

Goldstein & Ricco

Aphyosemion melanopteron was originally described as Aphyosemion melanopteron by Goldstein & Ricco in 1970. It belongs to the family Nothobranchiidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanopteron
AuthorWI   Goldstein [R. J.] & Ricco [J. F.]
AuthorNI   Goldstein & Ricco
Qualification   ---
Year   1970
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
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Genus   Aphyosemion
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
Genus   Aphyosemion
Original Name   Aphyosemion        
Taxon Name   melanopteron
Original Combination   Aphyosemion melanopteron
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aphyosemion melanopteron
OriginalSubGenus   Aphyosemion
Original Author   Goldstein & Ricco
Original AuthorWI   Goldstein [R. J.] & Ricco [J. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1970
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Congo River basin, Congo.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 203862-63 (2), 204102 (2).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 203861
Journal   J. Am. Killifish Assoc.
Citation   v. 7 (no. 1)
Page   9
Illustrations   2 figs.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Aphyosemion congicum
Current Species   congicum
Current Genus Aphyosemion
Current AuthorWI Ahl [E.]
Current AuthorNI   Ahl
Current Year   1924
Current Family Nothobranchiidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Aphyosemion congicum  (Ahl 1924). Nothobranchiidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Aphyosemion congicum  (Ahl 1924) -- (Woeltjes 1983:11 [ref. 30503], Wildekamp et al. 1986:209 [ref. 6198], Seegers 1988:12 [ref. 19980], Wildekamp 1993:135 [ref. 26378], Seegers 1997:15 [ref. 23895], Lazara 2001:17 [ref. 25711], Van der Zee & Sonnenberg 2010:64 [ref. 31068]).

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dargei Aphyosemion (Kathetys) dargei Amiet [J.-L.] 1987Synonym
dargei Aphyosemion dargei Amiet [J.-L.] 1987Valid
decorsei Aphyosemion decorsei (Pellegrin [J.] 1904)Valid
deltaense Aphyosemion deltaense Radda [A. C.] 1976Synonym
ecucuense Aphyosemion ecucuense (Sonnenberg [R.] 2008)Valid
edeanum Aphyosemion edeanum Amiet [J.-L.] 1987Valid
elberti Aphyosemion elberti (Ahl [E.] 1924)Valid
elberti elberti Aphyosemion elberti elberti (Ahl [E.] 1924)Valid
elberti kekemense Aphyosemion elberti kekemense Radda [A. C.] & Scheel [J. J.] 1975Synonym
elegans Aphyosemion elegans (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Valid
elegans christyi Aphyosemion elegans christyi Boulenger [G. A.] 1920Synonym
erythron Aphyosemion erythron (Sonnenberg [R.] 2008)Valid
escherichi Aphyosemion escherichi (Ahl [E.] 1924)Valid
etsamense Aphyosemion (Mesoaphyosemion) etsamense Sonnenberg [R.] & Blum [T.] 2005Synonym
etsamense Aphyosemion etsamense Sonnenberg [R.] & Blum [T.] 2005Valid
etzeli Aphyosemion etzeli (Berkenkamp [H. O.] 1979)Synonym
exignum Aphyosemion exignum (Boulenger [G. A.] 1911)Synonym
exigoideum Aphyosemion exigoideum Radda [A. C.] & Huber [J. H.] 1977Valid
exiguum Aphyosemion exiguum (Boulenger [G. A.] 1911)Synonym
fallax Aphyosemion (Fundulopanchax) fallax Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
fallax Aphyosemion fallax Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
ferranti Aphyosemion ferranti (Boulenger [G. A.] 1910)Valid
festivum Aphyosemion festivum Amiet [J.-L.] 1987Synonym
filamentosus Aphyosemion filamentosus (Meinken [H.] 1933)Synonym
flavum Aphyosemion flavum (Ahl [E.] 1924)Synonym
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