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Callechelys eristigmus

McCosker & Rosenblatt

Callechelys eristigmus was originally described as Callechelys eristigmus by McCosker & Rosenblatt in 1972. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   eristigmus
AuthorWI   McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.]
AuthorNI   McCosker & Rosenblatt
Qualification   ---
Year   1972
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Callechelys
Original Name   Callechelys        
Taxon Name   eristigmus
Original Combination   Callechelys eristigmus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Callechelys eristigmus
OriginalSubGenus   Callechelys
Original Author   McCosker & Rosenblatt
Original AuthorWI   McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1972
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Isla San José, 24°52'15"N, 110°37'00"W, Gulf of California, Baja California Sur, Mexico, depth 20-25 meters.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 119170 [ex SIO 65-299] (2); BMNH 1980.9.5.37 (1); CAS 15050 [SIO 65-270] (1); SIO 61-239 (1), 61-252 (2), 61-256 (1), 61-277 (1), 61-279 (1), 65-185 (3), 65-260 (1), 65-263 (1), 65-270 (1), 65-277 (1), 65-299 (2), 65-377 (2), 65-342 (2), 65-354 (1 + 1 c&s), 70-136 (2), 70-140 (2); UCLA 58-378 (1), 59-249 (1), 59-251 (2), 65-77 (3); UCR 423-126 (5); USNM 201124 [ex SIO 61-256] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:133 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SIO 65-263
Journal   Trans. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist.
Citation   v. 17 (no. 2)
Page   16
Illustrations   Figs. 1, 2a, 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Callechelys eristigma
Current Species eristigma
Current Genus Callechelys
Current AuthorWI McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.]
Current AuthorNI McCosker & Rosenblatt
Current Year 1972
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits sandy bottoms.
Depth Range From 5 to 25 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Callechelys eristigma  McCosker & Rosenblatt 1972. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:63 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Callechelys eristigma McCosker & Rosenblatt 1972 -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1333 [ref. 22830], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708]).

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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
catostoma Callechelys catostoma (Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Valid
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
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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