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Asterropteryx ensifera

(Bleeker 1874)

Asterropteryx ensifera was originally described as Brachyeleotris ensifera by Bleeker in 1874. It belongs to the family Gobiidae and subfamily Gobiinae. It is commonly known as Miller's damsel and is known Hime-hoshihaze in Japan, Bia in Philippines. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   ensifera
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1874
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Gobiinae Gobiinae
Genus   Asterropteryx
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Gobiidae
Subfamily   Gobiinae
Genus   Asterropteryx
Original Name   Brachyeleotris        
Taxon Name   ensifera
Original Combination   Brachyeleotris ensifera
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Brachyeleotris ensifera
OriginalSubGenus   Brachyeleotris
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gobiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kajeli, Buru Island, Maluku, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 4675
Page   375

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Asterropteryx ensifera
Current Species ensifera
Current Genus Asterropteryx
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI Bleeker
Current Year 1874
Current Family Gobiidae
Current Subfamily
Gobiinae Gobiinae

Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Asterropteryx ensifera  (Bleeker 1874). Gobiidae: Gobiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Asterropteryx ensiferus (Bleeker 1874) -- (Hayashi in Masuda et al. 1984:241 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1997:527 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:244 [ref. 23965], Allen & Munday 1995:100 [ref. 21938], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:635 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1238 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:407 [ref. 25191], Larson & Murdy 2001:3595 [ref. 26293], Sakai et al. 2001:109 [ref. 25693], Hutchins 2001:42 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Larson 2006:1625 [ref. 29097]). •Valid as Asterropteryx ensifera (Bleeker 1874) -- (Nakabo 2002:1238 [ref. 26193], Shibukawa & Suzuki 2002:274 [ref. 26337], Allen & Adrim 2003:57 [ref. 26830] as ensifer, Randall et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27624] as ensiferus, Randall 2005:519 [ref. 28239], Shibukawa & Suzuki 2007:109 [ref. 29069], Shibukawa 2009:263 [ref. 30449], Dimara et al. 2010:621 [ref. 31108], Allen & Erdmann 2012:910 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:324 [ref. 35805]).

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abax Asterropteryx abax Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
albilosus Asterropteryx albilosus Koumans [F. P.] (ex Ogilby) 1940In family
atripes Asterropteryx atripes Shibukawa [K.] & Suzuki [T.] 2002Valid
auriga Asterropteryx auriga (Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger 1871)Synonym
bipunctata Asterropteryx bipunctata Allen [G. R.] & Munday [P. L.] 1995Valid
bipunctatus Asterropteryx bipunctatus Allen [G. R.] & Munday [P. L.] 1995Synonym
cyanostigma Asterropteryx cyanostigma (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Synonym
cyprinoides Asterropteryx cyprinoides (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Synonym
ensiferus Asterropteryx ensiferus (Bleeker [P.] 1874)Synonym
everetti Asterropteryx everetti Boulenger [G. A.] 1895In family
gubbina Asterropteryx gubbina Gerlach [J.] & Gerlach [R.] 2008Synonym
guentheri Asterropteryx guentheri Bleeker [P.] 1875Synonym
hypselopteryx Asterropteryx hypselopteryx (Pietschmann [V.] 1934)Synonym
miniatus Asterropteryx miniatus (Seale [A.] 1901)Synonym
modestus Asterropteryx modestus Bleeker [P.] 1875Synonym
monacanthus Asterropteryx monacanthus Regan [C. T.] 1908Synonym
ovata Asterropteryx ovata Shibukawa [K.] & Suzuki [T.] 2007Valid
profunda Asterropteryx profunda Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2016Valid
robustus Asterropteryx robustus (Pietschmann [V.] 1934)Synonym
semipunctata Asterropteryx semipunctata Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Valid
semipunctatus Asterropteryx semipunctatus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830)Synonym
senoui Asterropteryx senoui Shibukawa [K.] & Suzuki [T.] 2007Valid
spinosa Asterropteryx spinosa (Goren [M.] 1981)Valid
spinosus Asterropteryx spinosus (Goren [M.] 1981)Synonym
striata Asterropteryx striata Allen [G. R.] & Munday [P. L.] 1995Valid
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