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Choetodon melapterus

(Guichenot 1863)

Choetodon melapterus was originally described as Choetodon melapterus by Guichenot in 1863. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melapterus
AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
AuthorNI   Guichenot
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Choetodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Choetodon
Original Name   Choetodon        
Taxon Name   melapterus
Original Combination   Choetodon melapterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Choetodon melapterus
OriginalSubGenus   Choetodon
Original Author   Guichenot
Original AuthorWI   Guichenot [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Réunion (probably in error).
Types   Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1316 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:125 [ref. 20718].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Fauna Ichthyol. Réunion
Citation   Tome II, Annexe C.
Page   C-6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chaetodon melapterus
Current Species melapterus
Current Genus Chaetodon
Current AuthorWI Guichenot [A.]
Current AuthorNI Guichenot
Current Year 1863
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Chaetodon melapterus  Guichenot 1863. Chaetodontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chaetodon melapterus Guichenot 1863 -- (Burgess 1978:487 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:160 [ref. 22764], Dor 1984:175 [ref. 29757], Randall 1994:265 [ref. 21644], Goren & Dor 1994:47 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:251 [ref. 22896] with remark on locality, Carpenter et al. 1997:194 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:326 [ref. 24106] with remark on locality, Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S112 [ref. 27377], Golani & Fricke 2018:109 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:54 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:83 [ref. 36871]).

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maculatus Choetodon (Tetragonoptrus) maculatus (Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891)Synonym
maculatus Choetodon maculatus (Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891)Synonym
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