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Bathophilus digitatus

(Welsh 1923)

Bathophilus digitatus was originally described as Dactylostomias digitatus by Welsh in 1923. It belongs to the family Stomiidae and subfamily Melanostomiinae. It is commonly known as Chihiro-hoshi-eso and is known Chihiro-hoshi-eso in Japan, Scaleless Black Dragonfish in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   digitatus
AuthorWI   Welsh [W. W.]
AuthorNI   Welsh
Qualification   ---
Year   1923
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Stomiiformes Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae
Genus   Bathophilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Subfamily   Melanostomiinae
Genus   Bathophilus
Original Name   Dactylostomias        
Taxon Name   digitatus
Original Combination   Dactylostomias digitatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dactylostomias digitatus
OriginalSubGenus   Dactylostomias
Original Author   Welsh
Original AuthorWI   Welsh [W. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1923
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Melanostomiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   225 miles west of Bermuda, depth 75-0 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 84291
Page   9
Illustrations   Fig. 9

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Bathophilus digitatus
Current Species   digitatus
Current Genus Bathophilus
Current AuthorWI Welsh [W. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Welsh
Current Year   1923
Current Family Stomiidae
Current Subfamily
Trichomycterinae Trichomycterinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Bathophilus digitatus  (Welsh 1923). Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Bathophilus digitatus (Welsh 1923) -- (Morrow 1973:136 [ref. 7175], Gibbs in Whitehead et al. 1984:343 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:52 [ref. 6441], Gibbs 1986:237 [ref. 5655], Gibbs & Barnett 1990:309 [ref. 14915], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:484 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Harold 1999:1912 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:333 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:333 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:911 [ref. 27001], Moore et al. 2003:187 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:179 [ref. 28379], Harold 2016:1813 [ref. 34568], Carneiro et al. 2019:95 [ref. 37250]).

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abarbatus Bathophilus abarbatus Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
alberti Bathophilus alberti (Roule [L.] & Angel [F.] 1931)Synonym
altipinnis Bathophilus altipinnis Beebe [W.] 1933Valid
ater Bathophilus ater (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
brevis Bathophilus brevis Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
chironema Bathophilus chironema Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
curvatus Bathophilus curvatus (Koefoed [E.] 1956)Synonym
cwyanorum Bathophilus cwyanorum Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
filifer Bathophilus filifer (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
flemingi Bathophilus flemingi Aron [W.] & McCrery [P.] 1958Valid
havanae Bathophilus havanae Barbour [T.] 1942Synonym
howelli Bathophilus howelli Barbour [T.] 1942Synonym
indicus Bathophilus indicus (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
irregularis Bathophilus irregularis Norman [J. R.] 1930Valid
kingi Bathophilus kingi Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
longipes Bathophilus longipes Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
longipinnis Bathophilus longipinnis (Pappenheim [P.] 1914)Valid
melas Bathophilus melas Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
metallicus Bathophilus metallicus (Welsh [W. W.] 1923)Valid
nigerrimus Bathophilus nigerrimus Giglioli [E. H.] 1882Valid
novicki Bathophilus novicki Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
pawneei Bathophilus pawneei Parr [A. E.] 1927Valid
proximus Bathophilus proximus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
schizochirus Bathophilus schizochirus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
simplex Bathophilus simplex Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
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