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Archamia melasma

Lachner & Taylor

Archamia melasma was originally described as Archamia melasma by Lachner & Taylor in 1960. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melasma
AuthorWI   Lachner [E. A.] & Taylor [W. R.]
AuthorNI   Lachner & Taylor
Qualification   ---
Year   1960
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Archamia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Archamia
Original Name   Archamia        
Taxon Name   melasma
Original Combination   Archamia melasma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Archamia melasma
OriginalSubGenus   Archamia
Original Author   Lachner & Taylor
Original AuthorWI   Lachner [E. A.] & Taylor [W. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1960
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Yirrkala, Northern Territory, Australia.
Types   Paratypes: AMS IA.1499 (1), USNM 173794 (6). Additional material: AMS IA.2334 (2).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS IB.4473
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 73
Page   29
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species ---
Current Genus ---
Current AuthorWI Lachner [E. A.] & Taylor [W. R.]
Current AuthorNI Lachner & Taylor
Current Year 1960
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes A nocturnal species found in inshore rocky areas and around branching corals (Ref. 9710).

Current Summary   Synonym of Taeniamia melasma  (Lachner & Taylor 1960). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   •Synonym of Archamia biguttata Lachner 1951 -- (Randall & Satapoomin 1999:1 [ref. 24151], Gon & Randall 2003:13 [ref. 27133], Allen et al. 2006:1098 [ref. 29004]). •Valid as Archamia melasma Lachner & Taylor 1960 -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:68 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:149 [ref. 15987], Chen & Shao 1993:783 [ref. 21016], Allen 1997:104 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:357 [ref. 23967], Allen 1999:2607 [ref. 24812], Hutchins 2001:32 [ref. 25847], Allen & Erdmann 2012:374 [ref. 31980]). •Valid as Taeniamia melasma (Lachner & Taylor 1960) -- (Fraser 2013:22 [ref. 32894], Fricke et al. 2014:79 [ref. 33932], Mabuchi et al. 2014:198 [ref. 33426], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:46 [ref. 36965]).

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argenteus Archamia argenteus (Valenciennes [A.] 1832)Synonym
ataenia Archamia ataenia Randall [J. E.] & Satapoomin [U.] 1999Synonym
biguttata Archamia biguttata Lachner [E. A.] 1951Synonym
bilineata Archamia bilineata Gon [O.] & Randall [J. E.] 1995Synonym
bleekeri Archamia bleekeri (Günther [A.] 1859)Valid
buroensis Archamia buroensis (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
buruensis Archamia buruensis (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
dispilus Archamia dispilus Lachner [E. A.] 1951Synonym
flavofasciata Archamia flavofasciata Gon [O.] & Randall [J. E.] 2003Synonym
fucata Archamia fucata (Cantor [T. E.] 1849)Synonym
goni Archamia goni Chen [J.-P.] & Shao [K.-T.] 1993Synonym
irida Archamia irida Gon [O.] & Randall [J. E.] 1995Synonym
leai Archamia leai Waite [E. R.] 1916Synonym
lineolata Archamia lineolata (Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
macroptera Archamia macroptera (Cuvier [G.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
mozambiquensis Archamia mozambiquensis Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Synonym
pallida Archamia pallida Gon [O.] & Randall [J. E.] 1995Synonym
sansibaricus Archamia sansibaricus (Pfeffer [G. J.] 1893)Synonym
sp. Archamia sp. --- Unidentifiable
zosterophora Archamia zosterophora (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
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