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Bathytroctes melanocephalus


Bathytroctes melanocephalus was originally described as Bathytroctes melanocephalus by Vaillant in 1888. It belongs to the family Alepocephalidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanocephalus
AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
AuthorNI   Vaillant
Qualification   ---
Year   1888
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephaliformes
Family   Alepocephalidae
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Genus   Bathytroctes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Alepocephaliformes
Family   Alepocephalidae
Genus   Bathytroctes
Original Name   Bathytroctes        
Taxon Name   melanocephalus
Original Combination   Bathytroctes melanocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bathytroctes melanocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Bathytroctes
Original Author   Vaillant
Original AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1888
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Middle E. Atlantic, off Morocco, Soudan, Banc d'Arguin, depth 1435-2500 meters.
Types   Paralectotypes: MNHN 1886-0003 (1), plus 2 lost specimens.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1940:274 [ref. 293].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   MNHN 1885-0167
Journal   Exped. Travailleur et Talisman
Page   155
Illustrations   Pl. 11 (figs. 3-3b)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Holtbyrnia melanocephala
Current Species   melanocephala
Current Genus Holtbyrnia
Current AuthorWI Vaillant [L. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Vaillant
Current Year   1888
Current Family Platytroctidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Holtbyrnia melanocephala  (Vaillant 1888). Platytroctidae.
Name History   • Valid as Holtbyrnia melanocephala  (Vaillant 1888) -- (Sazonov & Trunov 1978:91 [ref. 8882]).

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aequatoris Bathytroctes aequatoris Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
alveatus Bathytroctes alveatus Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
alvifrons Bathytroctes alvifrons Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
antillarum Bathytroctes antillarum Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
antipodiana Bathytroctes antipodiana Parrott [A. W.] 1948Synonym
attritus Bathytroctes attritus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Synonym
breviceps Bathytroctes breviceps Sazonov [Yu. I.] 1999Valid
bullisi Bathytroctes bullisi (Grey [M.] 1958)Synonym
calcaratus Bathytroctes calcaratus Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
curvifrons Bathytroctes curvifrons Roule [L.] & Angel [F.] 1931Synonym
danae Bathytroctes danae Parr [A. E.] 1951Synonym
drakei Bathytroctes drakei Beebe [W.] 1929Synonym
elegans Bathytroctes elegans Sazonov [Yu. I.] & Ivanov [A. N.] 1979Valid
grimaldii Bathytroctes grimaldii Zugmayer [E.] 1911Synonym
harperi Bathytroctes harperi Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
hataii Bathytroctes hataii Fowler [H. W.] 1934Uncertain
homopterus Bathytroctes homopterus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Synonym
innesi Bathytroctes innesi Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
inspector Bathytroctes inspector Garman [S.] 1899Valid
koefoedi Bathytroctes koefoedi Parr [A. E.] 1951Synonym
kopua Bathytroctes kopua Phillipps [W. J.] 1942Synonym
longifilis Bathytroctes longifilis Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
macrognathus Bathytroctes macrognathus Sazonov [Yu. I.] 1999Valid
macrolepis Bathytroctes macrolepis Günther [A.] 1887Valid
michaelsarsi Bathytroctes michaelsarsi Koefoed [E.] 1927Valid
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