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Brachydanio acuticephala

(Hora 1921)

Brachydanio acuticephala was originally described as Danio (Brachydanio) acuticephala by Hora in 1921. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Danioninae. It is commonly known as Manipur danio. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is India.
Species   acuticephala
AuthorWI   Hora [S. L.]
AuthorNI   Hora
Qualification   ---
Year   1921
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Danioninae Danioninae
Genus   Brachydanio
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Danioninae
Genus   Brachydanio
Original Name   Danio (Brachydanio)        
Taxon Name   acuticephala
Original Combination   Danio (Brachydanio) acuticephala
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Danio (Brachydanio) acuticephala
OriginalSubGenus   Danio
Original Author   Hora
Original AuthorWI   Hora [S. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1921
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Danioninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   On Ukjhang sang Road, 1 mile from Yaribuk, Manipur, Assam, India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:107 [ref. 20743], Nijssen et al. 1982:28 [ref. 19236].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZSI F9981/1 or 9986/1
Page   193
Illustrations   Fig. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Devario acuticephala
Current Species   acuticephala
Current Genus   Devario
Current AuthorWI   Hora [S. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Hora
Current Year   1921
Current Family   Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily  
Danioninae Danioninae

Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   India.

Current Summary   Synonym of Devario acuticephala  (Hora 1921). Cyprinidae: Danioninae.
Name History   • Valid as Danio acuticephala  Hora 1921 -- (Barman 1991:21 [ref. 22192], Fang 2000:25 [ref. 24479] as acuticephalus, Menon 1999:38 [ref. 24904]). • Valid as Brachydanio acuticephala  (Hora 1921) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:356 [ref. 20764], Karmakar 2000:27 [ref. 25662], Sen 2007:27 [ref. 29657]). • Valid as Devario acuticephala  (Hora 1921) -- (Fang 2001:17 [ref. 25285], Kottelat 2013:98 [ref. 32989], Ramananda & Vishwanath 2014:84 [ref. 33388]).

Common Names  Common Names
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
References  References
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albolineata Danio albolineata (Blyth [E.] 1860)Spelling
albolineatus Brachydanio albolineatus (Blyth [E.] 1860)Synonym
analipunctatus Brachydanio analipunctatus (Boulenger [G. A.] in Arnold 1911)Synonym
choprai Brachydanio choprai (Hora [S. L.] 1928)Synonym
frankei Brachydanio frankei Meinken [H.] 1963Synonym
jaintianensis Brachydanio jaintianensis Sen [N.] 2007Synonym
jayarami Brachydanio jayarami (Barman [R. P.] 1985)Synonym
kerri Brachydanio kerri (Smith [H. M.] 1931)Synonym
nigrofasciatus Barilius nigrofasciatus (Day [F.] 1870)Valid
nigrofasciatus Brachydanio nigrofasciatus (Day [F.] 1870)Synonym
rerio Brachydanio rerio (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
shanensis Brachydanio shanensis (Hora [S. L.] 1928)Synonym
sondhii Brachydanio sondhii (Hora [S. L.] & Mukerji [D. D.] 1934)Synonym
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