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Chilorhinus platyrhynchus
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Chilorhinus platyrhynchus

(Norman 1922)

Chilorhinus platyrhynchus was originally described as Brachyconger platyrhynchus by Norman in 1922. It belongs to the family Chlopsidae. It is commonly known as Flatnose xenocongrid eel and is known Flat-nosed conger eel in Papua New Guinea, Flat-nosed xenocongrid eel in Hawaii (USA). more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   platyrhynchus
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1922
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
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Genus   Chilorhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
Genus   Chilorhinus
Original Name   Brachyconger        
Taxon Name   platyrhynchus
Original Combination   Brachyconger platyrhynchus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Brachyconger platyrhynchus
OriginalSubGenus   Brachyconger
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1922
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago [Papua New Guinea, Western Pacific].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1922.6.6.17
Page   218
Illustrations   Fig.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chilorhinus platyrhynchus
Current Species   platyrhynchus
Current Genus Chilorhinus
Current AuthorWI Norman [J. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Norman
Current Year   1922
Current Family Chlopsidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus  (Norman 1922). Chlopsidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922) -- (Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Mundy 2005:111 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:71 [ref. 30952], Shao et al. 2008:237 [ref. 29952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:73 [ref. 31980], Ho et al. 2015:143 [ref. 34130]).

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brocki Chilorhinus brocki Gosline [W. A.] 1951Synonym
debeauforti Chilorhinus debeauforti Metzelaar [J.] 1919Synonym
feathersi Chilorhinus feathersi (Fowler [H. W.] 1944)Synonym
megalops Chilorhinus megalops (Starks [E. C.] 1913)Synonym
suensoni Chilorhinus suensoni Lütken [C. F.] 1852Synonym
suensonii Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken [C. F.] 1852Valid
vermiformis Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
vermiformis Chilorhinus vermiformis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
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