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Canthidermis melanopterus
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Canthidermis melanopterus

(Cope 1871)

Canthidermis melanopterus was originally described as Balistes melanopterus by Cope in 1871. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1871
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
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Genus   Canthidermis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Canthidermis
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   melanopterus
Original Combination   Balistes melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1871
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Darien, Panama.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:26 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   478

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Canthidermis maculata
Current Species maculata
Current Genus Canthidermis
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch
Current Year 1786
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Canthidermis maculata  (Bloch 1786). Balistidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Canthidermis maculatus (Bloch 1786) -- (Berry & Baldwin 1966:461 [ref. 20607], Moore 1967:695 [ref. 22820], Harmelin-Vivien & Quéro 1990:1058 [ref. 19527] as melanoperus). •Synonym of Canthidermis maculata (Bloch 1786).

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adspersus Canthidermis adspersus (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Synonym
americanus Canthidermis americanus (Gmelin [J. F.] 1789)Synonym
angulosus Canthidermis angulosus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Synonym
asperrimus Canthidermis asperrimus (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
azureus Canthidermis azureus (Lesson [R. P.] 1831)Synonym
brevissimus Canthidermis brevissimus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Synonym
gaimardii Canthidermis gaimardii (Swainson [W.] 1839)In family
longirostris Canthidermis longirostris Tortonese [E.] 1956Synonym
longissimus Canthidermis longissimus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Synonym
longus Canthidermis longus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
macrolepis Canthidermis macrolepis (Boulenger [G. A.] 1888)Valid
macrops Canthidermis macrops (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
macropterus Canthidermis macropterus (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
maculata Canthidermis maculata (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Valid
maculatus Canthidermis maculatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Synonym
munumum Canthidermis munumum (Montrouzier [X.] 1857)Synonym
oculatus Canthidermis oculatus (Gray [J. E.] 1831)Synonym
rotundatus Canthidermis rotundata (Marion de Procé [P.-M.] 1822)Valid
rufus Canthidermis rufus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
senticosus Canthidermis senticosus (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
sobaco Canthidermis sobaco (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
sufflamen Canthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Valid
um Canthidermis um (Montrouzier [X.] 1857)Synonym
villosus Canthidermis villosus Fedoryako [B. I.] 1979Synonym
viola Canthidermis viola Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1926Synonym
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