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Chela argentea


Chela argentea was originally described as Chela argentea by Day in 1867. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Danioninae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   argentea
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Danioninae Danioninae
Genus   Chela
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Danioninae
Genus   Chela
Original Name   Chela        
Taxon Name   argentea
Original Combination   Chela argentea
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chela argentea
OriginalSubGenus   Chela
Original Author   Day
Original AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Danioninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bowany River, India.
Types   Paralectotypes: AMS B.7881 (1); BMNH 1867.7.24.45-47 (3); FMNH 2348 (2); NMW 52116 (2); RMNH [?2670] 8750 (1); ZIN 8262 (2); ZSI F2545 (1), F2627 (1), A.917 (1), A.918 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:155 [ref. 23762], Ferraris et al. 2000:294 [ref. 25110].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1867.7.24.44
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1867 (pt 2)
Page   301 [21]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Oxygaster argentea
Current Species   argentea
Current Genus Oxygaster
Current AuthorWI Day [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Day
Current Year   1867
Current Family Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily
Opsariichthyinae Opsariichthyinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Oxygaster argentea  (Day 1867). Cyprinidae: Xenocypridinae.
Name History   • Valid as Chela argentea  Day 1867 -- (Ataur Rahman 1989:79 [ref. 24860]). • Synonym of Salmostoma acinaces  (Valenciennes 1844) -- (Bănărescu 1971:16 [ref. 20612], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:321 [ref. 20764], Menon 1999:24 [ref. 24904], Ataur Rahman 2003:96 [ref. 31338]). • Valid as Oxygaster argentea  (Day 1867) -- (Karmakar 2000:27 [ref. 25662]).

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alburna Chela alburna Heckel [J. J.] 1844Uncertain
alkootee Chela alkootee Sykes [W. H.] 1839Uncertain
alpar Chela alpar Gray [J. E.] 1834Not available
anastoma Chela anastoma (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
anomalurus Chela anomalurus (van Hasselt [J. C.] 1823)Synonym
atpar Chela atpar (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
bacaila Chela bacaila (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
balookee Chela balookee Sykes [W. H.] 1839Synonym
barroni Chela barroni Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
boopis Chela boopis Day [F.] 1874Synonym
cachius Chela cachius (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
caeruleostigmata Chela caeruleostigmata (Smith [H. M.] 1931)Synonym
clupeoides Chela clupeoides (Bloch [M. E.] 1795)Synonym
dadiburjori Chela dadiburjori (Menon [A. G. K.] 1952)Synonym
dadyburjori Chela dadyburjori (Menon [A. G. K.] 1952)Synonym
fasciata Chela fasciata Silas [E. G.] 1958Synonym
gora Chela gora (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
horai Chela horai Silas [E. G.] 1951Synonym
huae Chela huae (Tirant [G.] 1883)Synonym
hypophthalmus Chela hypophthalmus Bleeker [P.] 1860Synonym
johorensis Chela johorensis Steindachner [F.] 1870Synonym
jorah Chela jorah Sykes [W. H.] 1839Uncertain
khujairokensis Chela khujairokensis Arunkumar [L.] 2000Synonym
khujairokensis Laubuka khujairokensis (Arunkumar [L.] 2000)Valid
lankensis Chela lankensis Deraniyagala [P. E. P.] 1960Synonym
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