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Chilorhinus vermiformis
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Chilorhinus vermiformis


Chilorhinus vermiformis was originally described as Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis by Peters in 1866. It belongs to the family Chlopsidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   vermiformis
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1866
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
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Genus   Chilorhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
Genus   Chilorhinus
Original Name   Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys)        
Taxon Name   vermiformis
Original Combination   Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis
OriginalSubGenus   Chilorhinus
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1866
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sri Lanka.
Primary Code   ---
Page   524

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scolecenchelys vermiformis
Current Species   vermiformis
Current Genus Scolecenchelys
Current AuthorWI Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Peters
Current Year   1866
Current Family Chlopsidae
Current Subfamily
Myrophinae Myrophinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Scolecenchelys vermiformis  (Peters 1866). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae.
Name History   •Valid as Muraenichthys vermiformis (Peters 1866) -- (McCosker 1970:508 [ref. 2931], McCosker 1977:59 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Scolecenchelys vermiformis (Peters 1866) -- (Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075], Hibino et al. 2012:182 [ref. 32443], Hibino et al. 2013:45 [ref. 32418]).

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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
platyrhynchus Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman [J. R.] 1922)Valid
suensoni Chilorhinus suensoni Lütken [C. F.] 1852Synonym
suensonii Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken [C. F.] 1852Valid
vermiformis Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
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