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Canthigaster epilampra

(Jenkins 1903)
  

Canthigaster epilampra was originally described as Tropidichthys epilampra by Jenkins in 1903. It belongs to the family Tetraodontidae and subfamily Canthigastrinae. It is commonly known as Lantern toby and is known in Australia as Lantern Toby, in Hawaii (USA) as Lantern toby, in Micronesia, Federated States as Lesh, in Micronesia, Federated States as Lantern toby. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southeastern Indian Ocean, Western and Central Pacific: Philippines east to Hawaiian Islands and Society Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, south to New Caledonia, Tonga and Rapa.
Species   epilampra
AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.]
AuthorNI   Jenkins
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Subfamily  
Canthigastrinae Canthigastrinae
Genus   Canthigaster
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Subfamily   Canthigastrinae
Genus   Canthigaster
Original Name   Tropidichthys        
Taxon Name   epilamprus
Original Combination   Tropidichthys epilamprus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Tropidichthys epilamprus
OriginalSubGenus   Tropidichthys
Original Author   Jenkins
Original AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Canthigastrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kihei, Maui, Hawaiian Islands.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 50853 [= 50722]
Page   485
Illustrations   Fig. 33

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Canthigaster epilampra
Current Species   epilampra
Current Genus   Canthigaster
Current AuthorWI   Jenkins [O. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Jenkins
Current Year   1903
Current Family   Tetraodontidae
Current Subfamily  
Canthigastrinae Canthigastrinae

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 6 to 60 meters.
   
Distribution   Southeastern Indian Ocean, Western and Central Pacific: Philippines east to Hawaiian Islands and Society Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, south to New Caledonia, Tonga and Rapa.

Current Summary   Valid as Canthigaster epilampra  (Jenkins 1903). Tetraodontidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Canthigaster epilampra  (Jenkins 1903) -- (Allen & Randall 1977:491 [ref. 6714], Matsuura 1986:224 [ref. 6715], Randall et al. 1990:476 [ref. 15987], Matsuura & Yoshino 1992:178 [ref. 20431], Allen 1997:246 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:476 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:290 [ref. 23965], Nakabo 2000:1420 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:470 [ref. 25191], Matsuura 2001:3956 [ref. 26317], Moura & Castro 2002:45 [ref. 25970], Nakabo 2002:1420 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:65 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:651 [ref. 27495], Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:228 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:32 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:649 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:534 [ref. 28379], Hoese et al. 2006:1918 [ref. 29099], Randall 2007:491 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1093 [ref. 31980]).

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amboinensis Canthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1864)Valid
australis Canthigaster australis Stead [D. G.] 1907Synonym
axiologa Canthigaster axiologa Whitley [G. P.] 1931Synonym
axiologus Canthigaster axiologus Whitley [G. P.] 1931Valid
bennetti Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
bitaeniatus Canthigaster bitaeniatus (Jenkins [O. P.] 1901)Synonym
brederi Canthigaster brederi Whitley [G. P.] 1959Synonym
brunneus Canthigaster brunneus (Fowler [H. W.] 1944)Synonym
callisterna Canthigaster callisterna (Ogilby [J. D.] 1889)Valid
capistrata Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Valid
capistratus Canthigaster capistratus (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Spelling
caudofasciatus Canthigaster caudofasciatus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
cinctus Canthigaster cinctus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1905Synonym
compressa Canthigaster compressa (Marion de Procé [P.-M.] 1822)Valid
constellatus Canthigaster constellatus Kendall [W. C.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1911Synonym
coronata Canthigaster coronata (Vaillant [L. L.] & Sauvage [H.-E.] 1875)Valid
coronatus Canthigaster coronatus (Vaillant [L. L.] & Sauvage [H.-E.] 1875)Spelling
criobe Canthigaster criobe Williams [J. T.], Delrieu-Trottin [E.] & Planes [S.] 2012Valid
cyanetron Canthigaster cyanetron Randall [J. E.] & Cea-Egaña [A.] 1989Valid
cyanospilota Canthigaster cyanospilota Randall [J. E.], Williams [J. T.] & Rocha [L. A.] 2008Valid
figueiredoi Canthigaster figueiredoi Moura [R. L. de] & Castro [R. M. C.] 2002Valid
flavoreticulata Canthigaster flavoreticulata Matsuura [K.] 1986Valid
galapagosi Canthigaster galapagosi Borodin [N. A.] 1928Uncertain
glaucospilotus Canthigaster glaucospilotus Fowler [H. W.] 1944Synonym
gronovii Canthigaster gronovii (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Not available
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