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Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus
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Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus


Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus was originally described as Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus by Smith in 1961. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is commonly known as Diamond cardinal and is known Diamond cardinal in South Africa, Dhofar cardinalfish in Oman. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   enigmaticus
AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
AuthorNI   Smith
Qualification   ---
Year   1961
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Apogonichthyoides
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Apogonichthyoides
Original Name   Apogonichthyoides        
Taxon Name   enigmaticus
Original Combination   Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus
OriginalSubGenus   Apogonichthyoides
Original Author   Smith
Original AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1961
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, western Indian Ocean.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   SAM 13817
Page   396
Illustrations   Pl. 50 (fig. I)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus
Current Species enigmaticus
Current Genus Apogonichthyoides
Current AuthorWI Smith [J. L. B.]
Current AuthorNI Smith
Current Year 1961
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Apogonichthyoides enigmaticus  Smith 1961. Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   •Synonym of Apogon apogonoides (Bleeker 1856) -- (Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:x [ref. 21953]). •Valid as Apogon enigmaticus (Smith 1961) -- (Gon 1986:549 [ref. 5657], T. Fraser pers. com. 9/2000, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S105 [ref. 27377]). •Valid as Apogonichthyoides enigmaicus Smith 1961 -- (Fraser & Allen 2010:44 [ref. 30717], Fraser & Allen 2011:68 [ref. 31605], Mabuchi et al. 2014:202 [ref. 33426], Psomadakis et al. 2015:206 [ref. 34104], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:160 [ref. 36965]).

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atripes Apogonichthyoides atripes (Ogilby [J. D.] 1916)Valid
brevicaudata Apogonichthyoides brevicaudata (Weber [M.] 1909)Synonym
brevicaudatus Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus (Weber [M.] 1909)Valid
cantoris Apogonichthyoides cantoris (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Valid
chrysura Apogonichthyoides chrysura (Ogilby [J. D.] 1889)Synonym
chrysurus Apogonichthyoides chrysurus (Ogilby [J. D.] 1889)Valid
erdmanni Apogonichthyoides erdmanni Fraser [T. H.] & Allen [G. R.] 2011Valid
euspilotus Apogonichthyoides euspilotus (Fraser [T. H.] 2006)Valid
fraxineus Apogonichthyoides fraxineus Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Synonym
gardineri Apogonichthyoides gardineri (Regan [C. T.] 1908)Valid
heptastygma Apogonichthyoides heptastygma (Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Valid
maculipinnis Apogonichthyoides maculipinnis (Regan [C. T.] 1908)Valid
melas Apogonichthyoides melas (Bleeker [P.] 1848)Valid
miniatus Apogonichthyoides miniatus Fraser [T. H.] 2010Valid
niger Apogonichthyoides niger (Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1883)Valid
nigripinnis Apogonichthyoides nigripinnis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Valid
opercularis Apogonichthyoides opercularis (Macleay [W.] 1878)Valid
pharaonis Apogonichthyoides pharaonis (Bellotti [C.] 1874)Valid
pseudotaeniatus Apogonichthyoides pseudotaeniatus (Gon [O.] 1986)Valid
regani Apogonichthyoides regani (Whitley [G. P.] 1951)Valid
sialis Apogonichthyoides sialis (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1914)Valid
taeniatus Apogonichthyoides taeniatus (Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Valid
timorensis Apogonichthyoides timorensis (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
umbratilis Apogonichthyoides umbratilis Fraser [T. H.] & Allen [G. R.] 2010Valid
uninotatus Apogonichthyoides uninotatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Valid
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