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Belone melanochira


Belone melanochira was originally described as Belone melanochira by Poey in 1860. It belongs to the family Belonidae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanochira
AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
AuthorNI   Poey
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Beloniformes Beloniformes
Family   Belonidae
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Genus   Belone
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beloniformes
Family   Belonidae
Genus   Belone
Original Name   Belone        
Taxon Name   melanochira
Original Combination   Belone melanochira
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Belone melanochira
OriginalSubGenus   Belone
Original Author   Poey
Original AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cuba.
Types   Paralectotypes: MCZ 72048 [ex MCZ 624] (1), USNM 30151 [? ex 4744] (1), ZMB 5467 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:179 [ref. 22926], Paepke & Seegers 1986:146 [ref. 19981], Collette et al. 1992:3 [ref. 19410].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MCZ 624
Journal   Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba
Citation   v. 2
Page   294

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year (Péron & Lesueur 1821)

Current Genus Species Tylosurus crocodilus
Current Species   crocodilus
Current Genus Tylosurus
Current AuthorWI Péron [F.] & Lesueur [C. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Péron & Lesueur
Current Year   1821
Current Family Belonidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Tylosurus crocodilus  (Péron & Lesueur 1821). Belonidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Tylosurus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur 1821), subspecies crocodilus -- (Collette & Parin 1970:52 [ref. 7415], Collette & Parin 1990:597 [ref. 16473], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:584 [ref. 21590], Collette 2003:11 [ref. 27306]). •Synonym of Tylosurus crocodilus (Péron & Lesueur 1821).

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gracilis Belone gracilis Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
gracilis Belone gracilis Lowe [R. T.] 1839Synonym
graii Belone graii Sykes [W. H.] 1839Synonym
groeneri Belone groeneri Klunzinger [C. B.] 1879Synonym
guianensis Belone guianensis Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1843Synonym
hians Belone hians Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
houttuyni Belone houttuyni (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
imperialis Belone imperialis (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
incisa Belone incisa Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
japonica Belone japonica Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1887In family
jonesii Belone jonesii Goode [G. B.] 1877Synonym
jonesii Belone jonesii Günther [A.] 1879Synonym
koseirensis Belone koseirensis Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871Synonym
krefftii Belone krefftii Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
latimana Belone latimana Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
leira Belone leira Bleeker [P.] 1851Synonym
leiuroides Belone leiuroides Bleeker [P.] 1851Synonym
leiurus Belone leiurus Bleeker [P.] 1850Synonym
linnei Belone linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
liuroides Belone liuroides Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
longirostris Belone longirostris Schinz [H. R.] 1822Synonym
longleyi Belone longleyi (Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1932)Synonym
lovii Belone lovii Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
macleayana Belone macleayana Ogilby [J. D.] 1886Synonym
macrolepis Belone macrolepis Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
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