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Callechelys catostoma

(Schneider 1801)

Callechelys catostoma was originally described as Sphagebranchus catostoma by Schneider in 1801. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Black-striped snake eel and is known Blackstriped snake eel in Australia, Dark Band Snake Eel in South Africa, Black-striped snake eel in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   catostoma
AuthorWI   Schneider [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Schneider
Qualification   (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider
Year   1801
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Original Name   Sphagebranchus        
Taxon Name   catostomus
Original Combination   Sphagebranchus catostomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphagebranchus catostomus
OriginalSubGenus   Sphagebranchus
Original Author   Schneider
Original AuthorWI   Schneider [J. G.]
Original Qualification   (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider
Original Year   1801
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Moorea, lagoon between Papetaoi and Paopao bays, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific, depth 0-1.3 meters.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   CAS 91793
Page   536

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Callechelys catostoma
Current Species   catostoma
Current Genus Callechelys
Current AuthorWI Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Schneider
Current Year   1801
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 32 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Callechelys catostoma  (Schneider 1801). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Callechelys catostomus (Schneider 1801) -- (Randall et al. 1990:44 [ref. 15987], Randall & Wheeler 1991:761 [ref. 15994], Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:58 [ref. 23977], Myers 1999:56 [ref. 23965], Nakabo 2000:225 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Callechelys catostoma (Schneider 1801) -- (Randall et al. 1997:44 [ref. 25919], McCosker 1998:190 [ref. 23298], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], McCosker 2002:25 [ref. 25848], Nakabo 2002:225 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830] with author as Forster, Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624] with author as Forster, Randall 2005:31 [ref. 28239] with author as Forster, Mundy 2005:132 [ref. 28379], McCosker et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29006], Randall 2007:64 [ref. 30952], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:60 [ref. 35264], Fricke et al. 2011:351 [ref. 31242], McCosker et al. 2011:275 [ref. 31452], Allen & Erdmann 2012:104 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:43 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:27 [ref. 36273]).

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bilinearis Callechelys bilinearis Kanazawa [R. H.] 1952Valid
bitaeniata Callechelys bitaeniata (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Valid
canaliculatus Callechelys canaliculatus Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Synonym
catostomus Callechelys catostomus (Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Synonym
cliffi Callechelys cliffi Böhlke [J. E.] & Briggs [J. C.] 1954Valid
eristigma Callechelys eristigma McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Valid
eristigmus Callechelys eristigmus McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Synonym
fijiensis Callechelys fijiensis Seale [A.] 1935Synonym
galapagensis Callechelys galapagensis McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1972Valid
guichenoti Callechelys guichenoti Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
guineensis Callechelys guineensis (Osório [B.] 1893)Valid
holochroma Callechelys holochroma (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Synonym
kuro Callechelys kuro (Kuroda [N.] 1947)Valid
leucoptera Callechelys leucoptera (Cadenat [J.] 1954)Valid
longissimus Callechelys longissimus Cadenat [J.] & Marchal [E.] 1963Synonym
lutea Callechelys lutea Snyder [J. O.] 1904Valid
luteus Callechelys luteus Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
maculatus Callechelys maculatus Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981Valid
marmorata Callechelys marmorata (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
marmoratus Callechelys marmoratus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
melanotaenia Callechelys melanotaenia Bleeker [P.] 1864Synonym
melanotaenius Callechelys melanotaenius Bleeker [P.] 1864Synonym
muraena Callechelys muraena Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1887Valid
myersi Callechelys myersi Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1932Synonym
nebulosus Callechelys nebulosus Smith [J. L. B.] 1962Synonym
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