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Callichthys melampterus
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Callichthys melampterus

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Callichthys melampterus was originally described as Callichthys melampterus by Cope in 1872. It belongs to the family Callichthyidae and subfamily Callichthyinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melampterus
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1872
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Subfamily  
Callichthyinae Callichthyinae
Genus   Callichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Subfamily   Callichthyinae
Genus   Callichthys
Original Name   Callichthys        
Taxon Name   melampterus
Original Combination   Callichthys melampterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Callichthys melampterus
OriginalSubGenus   Callichthys
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1872
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Callichthyinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
Types   Paralectotypes: ANSP 8319-28 (10, 1 c&s).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:32 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:128 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   ANSP 8318
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 23
Page   275
Illustrations   Pl. 14 (figs. 4-5)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Hoplosternum littorale
Current Species   littorale
Current Genus   Hoplosternum
Current AuthorWI   Hancock [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Hancock
Current Year   1828
Current Family   Callichthyidae
Current Subfamily  
Callichthyinae Callichthyinae

       
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Hoplosternum littorale  (Hancock 1828). Callichthyidae: Callichthyinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Cataphractops melampterus  (Cope 1872) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:16 [ref. 9708], Burgess 1989:364 [ref. 12860]). • Synonym of Hoplosternum littorale  (Hancock 1828) -- (Reis 1997:302 [ref. 22747], Reis in Reis et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:128 [ref. 29155]).

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adspersus Callichthys adspersus Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
aeneus Callichthys aeneus (Gill [T. N.] 1858)Synonym
affinis Callichthys affinis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
albidus Callichthys albidus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arcifer Callichthys arcifer Hensel [R.] 1868Synonym
armatus Callichthys armatus Günther [A.] 1868Synonym
asper Callichthys asper Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
asper Callichthys asper Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824Synonym
asper Callichthys asper Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
barbatus Callichthys barbatus Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824Synonym
bolteni Callichthys bolteni Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952Synonym
caelatus Callichthys caelatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
callichthys Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
callichthys Callichthys callichthys Meuschen [F. C.] 1778Not available
callichthys bolteni Callichthys callichthys bolteni Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952Synonym
callichthys demararae Callichthys callichthys demararae Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952Synonym
cataphractus Callichthys cataphractus Meuschen [F. C.] 1778Not available
chiquitos Callichthys chiquitos Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
demararae Callichthys demararae Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952Synonym
exaratus Callichthys exaratus Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849Synonym
fabricioi Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia [C.], Lehmann A. [P.] & Muñoz [A.] 1999Valid
hemiphractus Callichthys hemiphractus Hensel [R.] 1868Synonym
kneri Callichthys kneri Gill [T. N.] 1858Synonym
laeviceps Callichthys laeviceps Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
laevigatus Callichthys laevigatus Valenciennes [A.] 1834Synonym
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