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Clinus brachycephalus


Clinus brachycephalus was originally described as Clinus brachycephalus by Valenciennes in 1836. It belongs to the family Clinidae and subfamily Clininae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southeastern Atlantic.
Species   brachycephalus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1836
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Clinidae
Clininae Clininae
Genus   Clinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Clinidae
Subfamily   Clininae
Genus   Clinus
Original Name   Clinus        
Taxon Name   brachycephalus
Original Combination   Clinus brachycephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clinus brachycephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Clinus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1836
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Clininae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:43 [ref. 20734].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN A-2013
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 11
Page   371

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Blennioclinus brachycephalus
Current Species   brachycephalus
Current Genus   Blennioclinus
Current AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1836
Current Family   Clinidae
Current Subfamily  
Clininae Clininae

Water Salt water
Distribution Southeastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Blennioclinus brachycephalus  (Valenciennes 1836). Clinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Blennioclinus brachycephalus  (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Penrith 1969:88 [ref. 20726], Smith 1986:758 [ref. 5712], Patzner et al. 2009:465 [ref. 30396]).

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aculeatus Clinus aculeatus Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1838Not available
acuminatus Clinus acuminatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Uncertain
acuminatus Clinus acuminatus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
agilis Clinus agilis Smith [J. L. B.] 1931Valid
anguillaris Clinus anguillaris Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Synonym
anne Clinus anne (Smith [J. L. B.] 1948)Synonym
arborescens Clinus arborescens Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908Valid
berrisfordi Clinus berrisfordi Penrith [M.-L.] 1967Valid
bimaculatus Clinus bimaculatus Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
biporosus Clinus biporosus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908Synonym
brevicristatus Clinus brevicristatus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908Valid
canariensis Clinus canariensis Valenciennes [A.] 1838Synonym
capensis Clinus capensis (Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Uncertain
capensis Clinus capensis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
capillatus Clinus capillatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Synonym
chilensis Clinus chilensis Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883Synonym
cottoides Clinus cottoides Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Valid
crinitus Clinus crinitus Jenyns [L.] 1841Synonym
delalandii Clinus delalandii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Synonym
despicillatus Clinus despicillatus Richardson [J.] 1839Synonym
dorsalis Clinus dorsalis Castelnau [F. L. de] 1861Uncertain
dorsalis Clinus dorsalis Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1859Synonym
dubius Clinus dubius Castelnau [F. L. de] 1861Synonym
dubius Clinus dubius Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1859Synonym
eckloniae Clinus eckloniae McKay [R. J.] 1970Synonym
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