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Chirostoma melanoccus


Chirostoma melanoccus was originally described as Chirostoma melanoccus by Álvarez in 1963. It belongs to the family Atherinopsidae and subfamily Menidiinae. It is commonly known as blunthead silverside and is known charal de San Juanico in USA (contiguous states), blunthead silverside in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanoccus
AuthorWI   Álvarez [J.]
AuthorNI   Álvarez
Qualification   ---
Year   1963
Status   Valid
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   melanoccus
Original Combination   Chirostoma melanoccus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chirostoma melanoccus
OriginalSubGenus   Chirostoma
Original Author   Álvarez
Original AuthorWI   Álvarez [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1963
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Menidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Presa San Juanico, near Cotija, Michoacan, Mexico.
Types   Paratypes: (75).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   not researched
Journal   An. Esc. Nac. Cienc. Biol. Mex.
Citation   v. 12 (nos. 1-4)
Page   127

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chirostoma melanoccus
Current Species   melanoccus
Current Genus Chirostoma
Current AuthorWI Álvarez [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Álvarez
Current Year   1963
Current Family Atherinopsidae
Current Subfamily
Menidiinae Menidiinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Chirostoma melanoccus  Álvarez 1963. Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Chirostoma melanoccus Álvarez 1963 -- (Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:60 [ref. 22290], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:519 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2007:8 [ref. 30398], Page et al. 2013:100 [ref. 32708]). •Valid as Menidia melanoccus (Álvarez 1963) -- (Miller 2006:199 [ref. 28615]).

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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
beryllinum Chirostoma beryllinum Cope [E. D.] 1867Synonym
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
humboldtiana Chirostoma humboldtiana (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
humboldtianum Chirostoma humboldtianum (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Valid
itatanum Chirostoma itatanum Steindachner [F.] 1896Synonym
janitzio Chirostoma janitzio de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
jordani Chirostoma jordani Woolman [A. J.] 1894Valid
labarcae Chirostoma labarcae Meek [S. E.] 1902Valid
lermae Chirostoma lermae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Synonym
lucius Chirostoma lucius Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
mauleanum Chirostoma mauleanum Steindachner [F.] 1896Synonym
mezquital Chirostoma mezquital Meek [S. E.] 1904Valid
michoacanae Chirostoma michoacanae de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
ocampoi Chirostoma ocampoi Álvarez [J.] 1963Synonym
ocotlane Chirostoma ocotlane Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Uncertain
pacanda Chirostoma pacanda de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
patzcuaro Chirostoma patzcuaro Meek [S. E.] 1902Synonym
peninsulae Chirostoma peninsulae Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1879Synonym
promelas Chirostoma promelas Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Synonym
regani Chirostoma regani Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1919Synonym
reseratum Chirostoma reseratum Álvarez [J.] 1963Valid
riojai Chirostoma riojai Solórzano [A.] & López [Y.] 1966Valid
samani Chirostoma samani Terron [C. C.] 1931Synonym
sicculum Chirostoma sicculum Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
sphyraena Chirostoma sphyraena Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Valid
tecuena Chirostoma tecuena de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
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