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Callechelys guineensis

(Osório 1893)

Callechelys guineensis was originally described as Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) guineensis by Osório in 1893. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Shorttail snake eel and is known shorttail snake eel in USA (contiguous states), Shorttail snake eel in Bahamas. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   guineensis
AuthorWI   Osório [B.]
AuthorNI   Osório
Qualification   ---
Year   1893
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   Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus)        
Taxon Name   guineensis
Original Combination   Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) guineensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) guineensis
OriginalSubGenus   Ophichthys
Original Author   Osório
Original AuthorWI   Osório [B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1893
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Original: São Tomé Island, eastern Atlantic.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   MNHN B-1635
Page   179, 184

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Callechelys guineensis
Current Species   guineensis
Current Genus Callechelys
Current AuthorWI Osório [B.]
Current AuthorNI   Osório
Current Year   1893
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 35 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Callechelys guineensis  (Osório 1893). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Myrichthys pardalis (Valenciennes 1839) -- (Leiby 1990:186 [ref. 13652]). •Valid as Callechelys guineensis (Osório 1893) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:308 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:892 [ref. 13285], McCosker 1998:198 [ref. 23298], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:261 [ref. 23897], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Wirtz et al. 2007:25 [ref. 30263], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708], McCosker 2016:1662 [ref. 34558]).

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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
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
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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