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Chirostoma beryllinum
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Chirostoma beryllinum


Chirostoma beryllinum was originally described as Chirostoma beryllinum by Cope in 1867. It belongs to the family Atherinopsidae and subfamily Menidiinae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   beryllinum
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Atheriniformes Atheriniformes
Family   Atherinopsidae
Menidiinae Menidiinae
Genus   Chirostoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Atheriniformes
Family   Atherinopsidae
Subfamily   Menidiinae
Genus   Chirostoma
Original Name   Chirostoma        
Taxon Name   beryllinum
Original Combination   Chirostoma beryllinum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chirostoma beryllinum
OriginalSubGenus   Chirostoma
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Menidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Potomac River, opposite Washington D.C., at Jackson City, Virginia, U.S.A.
Types   Cope specimen or possible type: FMNH 9535 [ex ANSP] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:23 [ref. 13621] as holotype missing at ANSP. Neotype selected by Chernoff 1985:792 [ref. 21212].
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   USNM 50012
Journal   Trans. Am. Philos. Soc.
Citation   v. 13 (pt 2)
Page   403

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Menidia beryllina
Current Species   beryllina
Current Genus Menidia
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Cope
Current Year   1867
Current Family Atherinopsidae
Current Subfamily
Menidiinae Menidiinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Menidia beryllina  (Cope 1867). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Menidia beryllina (Cope 1867) -- (Lee et al. 1980:558 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:415 [ref. 22186], Robins & Ray 1986:112 [ref. 23100], Robison & Buchanan 1988:343 [ref. 23393], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:157 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:241 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:90 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:61 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:377 [ref. 22809], Warren et al. 1994:133 [ref. 25557], Mettee et al. 1996:487 [ref. 25836], Murdy et al. 1997:132 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:887 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:196 [ref. 24550], Fuller et al. 1999:66 [ref. 25838], Fuller et al. 1999:283 [ref. 25838], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754], Ross et al. 2001:385 [ref. 25978], Chernoff in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:280 [ref. 26158], Moyle 2002:307 [ref. 26449], Chernoff 2003:1101 [ref. 27017], Nelson et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27807], Miller & Robison 2004:282 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:372 [ref. 27995], Suttkus et al. 2005:3 [ref. 28404], Miller 2006:193 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2007:9 [ref. 30398], Minckley & Marsh 2009:275 [ref. 31114], García-Hernández et al. 2009:92 [ref. 37265], Fluker et al. 2011: [1] [ref. 31331], Page et al. 2013:100 [ref. 32708], Kells et al. 2016:116 [ref. 35888], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:187 [ref. 35886]).

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aculeatum Chirostoma aculeatum Barbour [C. D.] 1973Valid
affine Chirostoma affine Steindachner [F.] 1898Synonym
arge Chirostoma arge (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899)Valid
attenuatum Chirostoma attenuatum Meek [S. E.] 1902Valid
attenuatum attenuatum Chirostoma attenuatum attenuatum Meek [S. E.] 1902Synonym
bartoni Chirostoma bartoni Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896Valid
bartoni janitzio Chirostoma bartoni janitzio de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
breve Chirostoma breve (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Valid
chapalae Chirostoma chapalae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Valid
charari Chirostoma charari (de Buen [F.] 1945)Valid
compressum Chirostoma compressum de Buen [F.] 1940Valid
consocium Chirostoma consocium Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1919Synonym
contrerasi Chirostoma contrerasi Barbour [C. D.] 2002Valid
copandaro Chirostoma copandaro de Buen [F.] 1945Valid
crystallinum Chirostoma crystallinum Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Synonym
diazi Chirostoma diazi Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Uncertain
estor Chirostoma estor Jordan [D. S.] 1880Valid
estor copandaro Chirostoma estor copandaro de Buen [F.] 1945Synonym
estor estor Chirostoma estor estor Jordan [D. S.] 1880Synonym
estor pacanda Chirostoma estor pacanda de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
estor tecuena Chirostoma estor tecuena de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
gracile Chirostoma gracile Steindachner [F.] 1898Synonym
grandocule Chirostoma grandocule (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
grandocule compressum Chirostoma grandocule compressum de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
grandoculis Chirostoma grandoculis (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
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