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Bellapiscis lesleyae


Bellapiscis lesleyae was originally described as Bellapiscis lesleyae by Hardy in 1987. It belongs to the family Tripterygiidae. It is commonly known as Mottled twister. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southwestern Pacific: New Zealand.
Species   lesleyae
AuthorWI   Hardy [G. S.]
AuthorNI   Hardy
Qualification   ---
Year   1987
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Tripterygiidae
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Genus   Bellapiscis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Tripterygiidae
Genus   Bellapiscis
Original Name   Bellapiscis        
Taxon Name   lesleyae
Original Combination   Bellapiscis lesleyae
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bellapiscis lesleyae
OriginalSubGenus   Bellapiscis
Original Author   Hardy
Original AuthorWI   Hardy [G. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1987
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mangati Reef, north Taranaki coast, New Zealand.
Types   Paratypes: AMS I.26329-001 (9); NMNZ (173, 23 lots); USNM 280259 (16).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hardy 1990:12 [ref. 18942], Springer & Orrell 1996:28 [ref. 22274].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMNZ P.18665
Journal   J. R. Soc. N. Z.
Citation   v. 17 (no. 3)
Page   263
Illustrations   Fig. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Bellapiscis lesleyae
Current Species   lesleyae
Current Genus   Bellapiscis
Current AuthorWI   Hardy [G. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Hardy
Current Year   1987
Current Family   Tripterygiidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 5 meters.
Distribution Southwestern Pacific: New Zealand.

Current Summary   Valid as Bellapiscis lesleyae  Hardy 1987. Tripterygiidae: Tripterygiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Bellapiscis lesleyae  Hardy 1987 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:220 [ref. 24556], Paulin & Roberts 1992:90 [ref. 24625], Fricke 1994:126 [ref. 21827], Fricke 1997:562 [ref. 23339], Fricke 2009:52 [ref. 30394], Patzner et al. 2009:444 [ref. 30396], Feary et al. 2009:1704 [ref. 30938]).

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medium Bellapiscis medium (Günther [A.] 1861)Spelling
medius Bellapiscis medius (Günther [A.] 1861)Valid
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