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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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scrutator Belone scrutator Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
senegalensis Belone senegalensis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
staigeri Belone staigeri Saville-Kent [W.] 1893In family
stolzmanni Belone stolzmanni Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
strongylura Belone strongylura van Hasselt [J. C.] 1823Synonym
strongylurus Belone strongylurus van Hasselt [J. C.] 1823Synonym
subtruncata Belone subtruncata Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
svetovidovi Belone svetovidovi Collette [B. B.] & Parin [N. V.] 1970Valid
taeniata Belone taeniata Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
teatae Belone teatae (Curtiss [A.] 1938)Synonym
tenuirostris Belone tenuirostris Blyth [E.] 1858Synonym
timucoides Belone timucoides van Hasselt [J. C.] 1824Synonym
timucu Belone timucu Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
trachura Belone trachura Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
truncata Belone truncata (Lesueur [C. A.] 1821)Synonym
tyrannus Belone tyrannus Saville-Kent [W.] 1893In family
tyranus Belone tyranus Saville-Kent [W.] 1893In family
undecimradiata Belone undecimradiata Budge [J.] 1848Synonym
urvillii Belone urvillii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
vorax Belone vorax Saville-Kent [W.] 1893In family
vulgaris Belone vulgaris Fleming [J.] 1828Synonym
vulgaris Belone vulgaris Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846Synonym
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