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Dermatorus melampeplus


Dermatorus melampeplus was originally described as Dermatorus melampeplus by Alcock in 1896. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Neobythitinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melampeplus
AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Alcock
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Neobythitinae Neobythitinae
Genus   Dermatorus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Neobythitinae
Genus   Dermatorus
Original Name   Dermatorus        
Taxon Name   melampeplus
Original Combination   Dermatorus melampeplus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dermatorus melampeplus
OriginalSubGenus   Dermatorus
Original Author   Alcock
Original AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Neobythitinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Arabian Sea, 15°11'N, 72°28'45"E, Investigator station 193, depth 931 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Rama Rao 1971:343 [ref. 31198], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:40 [ref. 22148].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZSI F60/1
Journal   J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal
Citation   v. 65 (pt 2, no. 3)
Page   305 [5]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Porogadus melampeplus
Current Species melampeplus
Current Genus Porogadus
Current AuthorWI Alcock [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI Alcock
Current Year 1896
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Neobythitinae Neobythitinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Porogadus melampeplus  (Alcock 1896). Ophidiidae: Neobythitinae.
Name History   •Valid as Porogadus melampeplus (Alcock 1896) -- (Nielsen 1997:75 [ref. 23255], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:86 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1981 [ref. 24753], Prokofiev 2005:115 [ref. 34466], Fricke et al. 2011:367 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2015:3 [ref. 33930]).

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melanocephalus Dermatorus melanocephalus Alcock [A. W.] 1891Synonym
trichiurus Dermatorus trichiurus Alcock [A. W.] 1890Synonym
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