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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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gardineri Chaetodon gardineri Norman [J. R.] 1939Valid
garnoti Chaetodon garnoti Lesson [R. P.] 1831Synonym
garretti Chaetodon garretti Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
germanus Chaetodon germanus De Vis [C. W.] 1884Synonym
glaucus Chaetodon glaucus Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
goniodes Chaetodon goniodes Woods [L. P.] 1961Synonym
gracilis Chaetodon gracilis Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
guentheri Chaetodon guentheri Ahl [E.] 1923Valid
guezei Chaetodon guezei Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1976Synonym
güntheri Chaetodon güntheri Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
guttatissimus Chaetodon guttatissimus Bennett [E. T.] 1833Valid
guttatus Chaetodon guttatus Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
guttatus Chaetodon guttatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
guttulatus Chaetodon guttulatus Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
guyanensis Chaetodon guyanensis Durand [J.] 1960Synonym
guyotensis Chaetodon guyotensis Yamamoto [E.] & Tameka [S.] in Okamura et al. 1982Synonym
hadjan Chaetodon hadjan Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
hanni Chaetodon hanni Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
hawaiiensis Chaetodon hawaiiensis Borodin [N. A.] 1930Synonym
hemichrysus Chaetodon hemichrysus Burgess [W. E.] & Randall [J. E.] in Burgess 1978Synonym
hoefleri Chaetodon hoefleri Steindachner [F.] 1881Valid
howensis Chaetodon howensis Waite [E. R.] 1903Synonym
humeralis Chaetodon humeralis Günther [A.] 1860Valid
imperator Chaetodon imperator Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
imperialis Chaetodon imperialis Shaw [G.] 1803Synonym
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