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Chaetodon melanopus


Chaetodon melanopus was originally described as Chaetodon melanopus by Cuvier in 1831. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanopus
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1831
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Chaetodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Chaetodon
Original Name   Chaetodon        
Taxon Name   melanopus
Original Combination   Chaetodon melanopus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaetodon melanopus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaetodon
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1831
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:136 [ref. 20718].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   RMNH D485 (dry)
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 7
Page   84

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Coradion melanopus
Current Species   melanopus
Current Genus Coradion
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1831
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Coradion melanopus  (Cuvier 1831). Chaetodontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Coradion melanopus (Cuvier 1831) -- (Burgess 1978:162 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:162 [ref. 22764], Allen 1997:154 [ref. 23977], Allen 2000:106 [ref. 25868], Pyle 2001:3259 [ref. 26117], Allen & Adrim 2003:43 [ref. 26830], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen & Erdmann 2012:536 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:103 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:191 [ref. 36673]).

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bellicosus Chaetodon bellicosus Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825In family
bellicosus Chaetodon bellicosus Cuvier [G.] 1831In family
bellulus Chaetodon bellulus Thiollière [V. J. de l'I.] in Montrouzier 1857Synonym
bellus Chaetodon bellus Solander [D. C.] in Lay & Bennett 1839Synonym
bengalensis Chaetodon bengalensis Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
bennetti Chaetodon bennetti Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Valid
biaculeatus Chaetodon biaculeatus Bloch [M. E.] 1790Synonym
bicolor Chaetodon bicolor Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
bicornis Chaetodon bicornis Cuvier [G.] 1816Synonym
bifascialis Chaetodon bifascialis Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
bifasciatus Chaetodon bifasciatus Shaw [G.] 1803Synonym
bifasciatus Chaetodon bifasciatus Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
bilineatus Chaetodon bilineatus Scopoli [J. A.] (ex Seba) 1788Synonym
bimaculatus Chaetodon bimaculatus Bloch [M. E.] 1790Synonym
biocellatus Chaetodon biocellatus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
blackburni Chaetodon blackburni Desjardins [J.] 1836Synonym
blackburnii Chaetodon blackburnii Desjardins [J.] 1836Valid
boddaerti Chaetodon boddaerti Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
bricei Chaetodon bricei Smith [H. M.] 1898Synonym
brownriggii Chaetodon brownriggii Bennett [J. W.] 1828Synonym
burgessi Chaetodon burgessi Allen [G. R.] & Starck [W. A., II] 1973Valid
canaliculatus Chaetodon canaliculatus Park [M.] 1797Synonym
canescens Chaetodon canescens Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
capistratus Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
carens Chaetodon carens Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
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