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Bathycongrus megalops


Bathycongrus megalops was originally described as Bathycongrus megalops by Fowler in 1934. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1934
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Bathycongrus
Subgenus   Microcephalocongrus

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Bathycongrus
Original Name   Bathycongrus        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Bathycongrus megalops
Original Genus   Bathycongrus
Original Genus Species   Bathycongrus megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Bathycongrus
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1934
Original Family   Congridae
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Between Siquijor and Bohol Islands, northern Mindanao Island, Philippines, Albatross station 5527, 9°22'30"N, 123°42'40"E, depth 392 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 93295 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:5 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 92345
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 85 (for 1933)
Page   270
Illustrations   Fig. 31

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Bathycongrus retrotinctus
Current Species   retrotinctus
Current Genus   Bathycongrus
Current AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan & Snyder
Current Year   1901
Current Family   Congridae
Current Subfamily   Congrinae Congrinae

Water   Salt water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus  (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Congridae: Congrinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Bathycongrus guttulatus  (Günther 1887) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1993:360 [ref. 21130]). • Valid as Bathycongrus megalops  Fowler 1934 -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123]). • Synonym of Bathycongrus retrotinctus  (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Castle & Smith 1999:993 [ref. 25141], Karmovskaya & Smith 2008:35 [ref. 29972]).

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aequoreus Bathycongrus aequoreus (Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.] 1897)Valid
baranesi Bathycongrus baranesi Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993Synonym
bertini Bathycongrus bertini (Poll [M.] 1953)Valid
bleekeri Bathycongrus (Bathycongrus) bleekeri Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
bleekeri Bathycongrus bleekeri Fowler [H. W.] 1934Valid
bullisi Bathycongrus bullisi (Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.] 1977)Valid
dubius Bathycongrus dubius (Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1927)Valid
geminus Bathycongrus geminus (Castle [P. H. J.] 1964)Uncertain
guttulatus Bathycongrus guttulatus (Günther [A.] 1887)Valid
longicauda Bathycongrus longicauda (Alcock [A. W.] 1889)Synonym
longicavis Bathycongrus longicavis Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2009Valid
macrocercus Bathycongrus macrocercus (Alcock [A. W.] 1894)Valid
macrurus Bathycongrus macrurus (Gilbert [C. H.] 1891)Valid
mystax Bathycongrus mystax (Delaroche [F. E.] 1809)Synonym
nasicus Bathycongrus nasicus (Alcock [A. W.] 1894)Valid
odontostomus Bathycongrus odontostomus (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Valid
parapolyporus Bathycongrus parapolyporus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2009Valid
parviporus Bathycongrus parviporus Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2011Valid
polyporus Bathycongrus polyporus (Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.] 1977)Valid
randalli Bathycongrus randalli Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993Synonym
retrotinctus Bathycongrus retrotinctus (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Valid
roosendaali Bathycongrus roosendaali (Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916)Synonym
stimpsoni Bathycongrus (Microcephalocongrus) stimpsoni Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
thysanochilus Bathycongrus thysanochilus (Reid [E. D.] 1934)Valid
trilineatus Bathycongrus trilineatus (Castle [P. H. J.] 1964)Valid
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