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Bathytroctes melanocephalus
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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 ---

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 Alepocephalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Holtbyrnia melanocephala  (Vaillant 1888). Platytroctidae.
Name History   •Valid as Holtbyrnia melanocephala (Vaillant 1888) -- (Sazonov & Trunov 1978:91 [ref. 8882], Carneiro et al. 2019:80 [ref. 37250]).

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michaelsarsi Bathytroctes michaelsarsi Koefoed [E.] 1927Valid
microlepis Bathytroctes microlepis Günther [A.] 1878Valid
mollis Bathytroctes mollis Köhler [R.] 1896Synonym
nasutus Bathytroctes nasutus Koefoed [E.] 1927Synonym
oligolepis Bathytroctes oligolepis (Krefft [G.] 1970)Valid
pappenheimi Bathytroctes pappenheimi (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Valid
rostratus Bathytroctes rostratus Günther [A.] 1878Synonym
squamosus Bathytroctes squamosus Alcock [A. W.] 1890Valid
stomias Bathytroctes stomias Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
welshi Bathytroctes welshi Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
zugmayeri Bathytroctes zugmayeri Fowler [H. W.] 1934Valid
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