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Cherublemma emmelas

(Gilbert 1890)

Cherublemma emmelas was originally described as Leptophidium emmelas by Gilbert in 1890. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Ophidiinae. It is commonly known as Black brotula and is known Brótula negra in Mexico, Brotule noir in France, Brotula negra in Nicaragua, Brótola negras in Spain, Black brotula in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   emmelas
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Ophidiinae Ophidiinae
Genus   Cherublemma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Ophidiinae
Genus   Cherublemma
Original Name   Leptophidium        
Taxon Name   emmelas
Original Combination   Leptophidium emmelas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptophidium emmelas
OriginalSubGenus   Leptophidium
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1890
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coast of Baja California, Mexico, 25°27'30"N, 110°50'30"W, Albatross station 3007, depth 362 fathoms.
Types   Paralectotypes: (many) BMNH 1900.9.29.247 [from Jordan] (3?), CAS-SU 192 (6?), UMMZ 162265 (3), ?USNM 44386 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:102 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   USNM 44326 [or 44386]
Page   110

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cherublemma emmelas
Current Species emmelas
Current Genus Cherublemma
Current AuthorWI Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Gilbert
Current Year 1890
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Ophidiinae Ophidiinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 429 to 732 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Cherublemma emmelas  (Gilbert 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Cherublemma emmelas (Gilbert 1890) -- (Pequeño 1989:48 [ref. 14125], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1993:80 [ref. 21807], Bussing & López S. 1994:76 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1345 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:244 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:224 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:29 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:197 [ref. 28944], Robertson et al. 2017:58 [ref. 35676], González-Murcia et al. 2019:292 [ref. 36544]).

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