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Dermatorus melanocephalus


Dermatorus melanocephalus was originally described as Dermatorus melanocephalus by Alcock in 1891. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Neobythitinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanocephalus
AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Alcock
Qualification   ---
Year   1891
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   melanocephalus
Original Combination   Dermatorus melanocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dermatorus melanocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Dermatorus
Original Author   Alcock
Original AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1891
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Neobythitinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bay of Bengal, 12°50'N, 90°52'E, Investigator station 111, depth 1644 fathoms; 11°58'N, 88°52'17'E, station 117, depth 1748 fathoms.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1896.9.11.6 [ex ZSI F13073] (1), ZSI F13073 (1) depth 1644 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:147 [ref. 20743], Menon and Rama-Rao 1970:377 [ref. 27516], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:40 [ref. 22148].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 6)
Citation   v. 8 (no. 43/44)
Page   32

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Porogadus melanocephalus
Current Species melanocephalus
Current Genus Porogadus
Current AuthorWI Alcock [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI Alcock
Current Year 1891
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Neobythitinae Neobythitinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Porogadus melanocephalus  (Alcock 1891). Ophidiidae: Neobythitinae.
Name History   •Valid as Porogadus melanocephalus (Alcock 1891) -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:86 [ref. 24448], Prokofiev 2005:117 [ref. 34466] with authorship as Wood-Mason & Alcock).

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