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Apogon melanotaenia


Apogon melanotaenia was originally described as Apogon melanotaenia by Regan in 1905. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanotaenia
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1905
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Original Name   Apogon        
Taxon Name   melanotaenia
Original Combination   Apogon melanotaenia
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Apogon melanotaenia
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1905
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Karachi, Pakistan.
Types   Paralectotypes: (8) BMNH 1864.11.15.69-71 (3) Zanzibar, 1865.2.27.12-13 (2) Zanzibar, 1865.2.27.22 (1) Zanzibar.
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1898.6.29.18
Journal   J. Bombay Soc. Nat. Hist.
Citation   v. 16
Page   320
Illustrations   Pl. 3(C) (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ostorhinchus cookii
Current Species   cookii
Current Genus Ostorhinchus
Current AuthorWI Macleay [W.]
Current AuthorNI   Macleay
Current Year   1881
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ostorhinchus cookii  (Macleay 1881). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   •Synonym of Apogon cookii Macleay 1881 -- (Randall & Lachner 1986:115 [ref. 9722]). •Synonym of Ostorhinchus cookii (Macleay 1881) based on generic placement of cookii.

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sellicauda Apogon sellicauda Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Synonym
semilineatus Apogon semilineatus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
seminigracaudus Apogon seminigracaudus Greenfield [D. W.] 2007Valid
semiornatus Apogon semiornatus Peters [W. C. H.] 1876Valid
septemstriatus Apogon septemstriatus Günther [A.] 1880Synonym
sialis Apogon sialis (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1914)Synonym
simplex Apogon simplex De Vis [C. W.] 1884Valid
singapurensis Apogon singapurensis Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1860Synonym
sinus Apogon sinus Randall [J. E.] 2001Synonym
smithi Apogon smithi (Kotthaus [A.] 1970)Synonym
smithvanizi Apogon smithvanizi Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1994Synonym
snyderi Apogon snyderi Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Synonym
soloriens Apogon soloriens Yoshida [T.] & Motomura [H.] 2020Valid
sp. Apogon sp. --- Unidentifiable
sphenurus Apogon sphenurus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884Synonym
spilurus Apogon spilurus Regan [C. T.] 1905Synonym
spongicolus Apogon spongicolus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1965)Synonym
stauchi Apogon stauchi (Smith [J. L. B.] 1964)Synonym
stevensi Apogon stevensi (McCulloch [A. R.] 1915)Synonym
striatodes Apogon (Jaydia) striatodes Gon [O.] 1997Synonym
striatodes Apogon striatodes Gon [O.] 1997Synonym
striatodes Jaydia striatodes Gon [O.] 1997Valid
striatus Apogon striatus Fourmanoir [P.] & Crosnier [A.] 1964Synonym
striatus Apogon striatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
suezii Apogon suezii Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883Synonym
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