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Cheironectes politus
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Cheironectes politus


Cheironectes politus was originally described as Cheironectes politus by Richardson in 1844. It belongs to the family Antennariidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Tasmania, Australia.
Species   politus
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1844
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Antennariidae
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Genus   Cheironectes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Antennariidae
Genus   Cheironectes
Original Name   Cheironectes        
Taxon Name   politus
Original Combination   Cheironectes politus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cheironectes politus
OriginalSubGenus   Cheironectes
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1844
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Actaeon Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, 43°34'S, 147°00'E, depth 5 meters [Original locality: Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia.].
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   CSIRO H 4118-01
Journal   Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   v. 3
Page   133

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Sympterichthys politus
Current Species   politus
Current Genus   Sympterichthys
Current AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1844
Current Family   Brachionichthyidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water Salt water
Distribution Tasmania, Australia.

Current Summary   Synonym of Sympterichthys politus  (Richardson 1844). Brachionichthyidae.
Name History   • Valid as Brachionichthys politus  (Richardson 1844) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488]). • Valid as Sympterichthys politus  (Richardson 1844) -- (Bruce et al. 1999:370 [ref. 23944], Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447], Last & Gledhill 2009:59 [ref. 30518]).

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bicornis Cheironectes bicornis Lowe [R. T.] 1839Synonym
pictus vittatus Cheironectes pictus vittatus Richardson [J.] 1844Synonym
vittatus Cheironectes vittatus Richardson [J.] 1844Synonym
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