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Chaetodon melapterus

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Chaetodon melapterus was originally described as Choetodon melapterus by Guichenot in 1863. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is commonly known as Arabian butterflyfish and is known Black-finned melon butterflyfish in Hawaii (USA), Arabian butterflyfish in Micronesia, Federated States, Blackfin butterflyfish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melapterus
AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
AuthorNI   Guichenot
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Chaetodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Chaetodon
Original Name   Choetodon        
Taxon Name   melapterus
Original Combination   Choetodon melapterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Choetodon melapterus
OriginalSubGenus   Choetodon
Original Author   Guichenot
Original AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Réunion (probably in error).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:125 [ref. 20718].
Primary Code   ---
Page   C-6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Chaetodon melapterus
Current Species melapterus
Current Genus Chaetodon
Current AuthorWI Guichenot [A.]
Current AuthorNI Guichenot
Current Year 1863
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
   

Current Summary   Valid as Chaetodon melapterus  Guichenot 1863. Chaetodontidae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Chaetodon melapterus Guichenot 1863 -- (Burgess 1978:487 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:160 [ref. 22764], Dor 1984:175 [ref. 29757], Randall 1994:265 [ref. 21644], Goren & Dor 1994:47 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:251 [ref. 22896] with remark on locality, Carpenter et al. 1997:194 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:326 [ref. 24106] with remark on locality, Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S112 [ref. 27377], Golani & Fricke 2018:109 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:54 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:83 [ref. 36871]).

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abhortani Chaetodon abhortani Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
abudafar Chaetodon abudafur Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
abudafur Dascyllus abudafur Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Valid
abudafur hanni Chaetodon abudafur hanni Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
abudafur jahud Chaetodon abudafur jahud Forsskål [P. S.] 1775No types known
aculeatus Chaetodon aculeatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
aculeatus Chaetodon aculeatus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
acuminatus Chaetodon acuminatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
adiergastos Chaetodon adiergastos Seale [A.] 1910Valid
albicans Chaetodon albicans Mocigno [J. M.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831In family
albicauda Chaetodon albicauda Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
albipinnis Chaetodon albipinnis Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
alepidotus Chaetodon alepidotus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766Synonym
allonge Chaetodon allonge Montrouzier [X.] 1857In family
altipinnis Chaetodon altipinnis Cadenat [J.] 1951Synonym
amplecticollis Chaetodon amplecticollis (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
andamanensis Chaetodon andamanensis Kuiter [R. H.] & Debelius [H.] 1999Valid
annularis Chaetodon annularis Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
aphrodite Chaetodon aphrodite Ogilby [J. D.] 1889Synonym
arabica Chaetodon arabica Steindachner [F.] 1899Synonym
arabicus Chaetodon arabicus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
araneus Chaetodon araneus Bennett [J. W.] 1830Synonym
arcuanus Chaetodon arcuanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
arcuatus Chaetodon arcuatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
argentatus Chaetodon argentatus Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1911Valid
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