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Chaenogobius megacephalus
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Chaenogobius megacephalus


Chaenogobius megacephalus was originally described as Chaenogobius megacephalus by Fowler in 1905. It belongs to the family Oxudercidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Northern Borneo.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1905
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Chaenogobius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
Genus   Chaenogobius
Original Name   Chaenogobius        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Chaenogobius megacephalus
Original Genus   Chaenogobius
Original Genus Species   Chaenogobius megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaenogobius
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1905
Original Family   Oxudercidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Baram River basin, Sawawak state, Borneo, East Malaysia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Koumans 1940:134 [ref. 2676], Böhlke 1984:108 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ANSP 114891 [ex WIAP 13900]
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 57
Page   516
Illustrations   Fig. 15

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Parawaous megacephalus
Current Species   megacephalus
Current Genus   Parawaous
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler
Current Year   1905
Current Family   Oxudercidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Northern Borneo.

Current Summary   Synonym of Parawaous megacephalus  (Fowler 1905). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae.
Name History   • Valid as `Awaous' megacephalus  (Fowler 1905) -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:142 [ref. 23448]). • Valid as Parawaous megacephalus  (Fowler 1905) -- (Watson 1993 [ref. 20834], Kottelat & Lim 1995:247 [ref. 23210], Stevenson 2002:307 [ref. 26489], Parenti & Lim 2005:194 [ref. 28285], Kottelat 2013:418 [ref .32989]).

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annularis Chaenogobius annularis Gill [T. N.] 1859Valid
castaenas Chaenogobius castaenas (O'Shaughnessy [A. W. E.] 1875)Valid
castanea Chaenogobius castanea (O'Shaughnessy [A. W. E.] 1875)Synonym
castaneus Chaenogobius castaneus (O'Shaughnessy [A. W. E.] 1875)Synonym
cylindricus Chaenogobius cylindricus Tomiyama [I.] 1936Synonym
erythrops Chaenogobius erythrops Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906Synonym
gulosus Chaenogobius gulosus (Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Guichenot) 1882)Valid
heptacanthus Chaenogobius heptacanthus (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1879)Synonym
isaza Chaenogobius isaza Tanaka [S.] 1916Synonym
laevis Chaenogobius laevis (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Synonym
macrognathus Chaenogobius macrognathus (Bleeker [P.] 1860)Synonym
mororanus Chaenogobius mororanus (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Synonym
raninus Chaenogobius raninus (Taranetz [A. Ya.] 1934)Synonym
scrobiculatus Chaenogobius scrobiculatus Takagi [K.] 1957Synonym
taranetzi Chaenogobius taranetzi Pinchuk [V. I.] 1978Synonym
transversefasciatus Chaenogobius transversefasciatus Wu [H.-L.] & Zhou [Z.] 1990Synonym
uchidai Chaenogobius uchidai (Takagi [K.] 1957)Synonym
urotaenia Chaenogobius urotaenia (Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1879)Synonym
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