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Diodon melanopsis


Diodon melanopsis was originally described as Diodon melanopsis by Kaup in 1855. It belongs to the family Diodontidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanopsis
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Diodontidae
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Genus   Diodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Diodontidae
Genus   Diodon
Original Name   Diodon        
Taxon Name   melanopsis
Original Combination   Diodon melanopsis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Diodon melanopsis
OriginalSubGenus   Diodon
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   No locality.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1852.3.2.7.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Arch. Naturgeschichte
Citation   v. 21 (no. 1)
Page   228

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Diodon eydouxii
Current Species   eydouxii
Current Genus Diodon
Current AuthorWI Brisout de Barneville [C. N. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Brisout de Barneville
Current Year   1846
Current Family Diodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Diodon eydouxii  Brisout de Barneville 1846. Diodontidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville 1846 -- (Duron & Quéro 1990:1073 [ref. 19530]).

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antennatus Diodon antennatus Cuvier [G.] 1816Synonym
armillatus Diodon armillatus Whitley [G. P.] 1933Synonym
asper Diodon asper Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
atinga Diodon atinga Bloch [M. E.] 1785Synonym
atringa Diodon atringa Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
bertolettii Diodon bertolettii de Lema [T.], Lucena [C. A. S. de], Saenger [S.] & de Oliveira [M. F. T.] 1979Synonym
bleekeri Diodon bleekeri Günther [A.] 1910Synonym
blochii Diodon blochii Castelnau [F. L.] 1872Synonym
bocagei Diodon bocagei (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Valid
brachiatus Diodon brachiatus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801Synonym
caeruleus Diodon caeruleus Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824Synonym
calori Diodon calori Bianconi [G. G.] 1854Synonym
carinatus Diodon carinatus Mitchill [S. L.] 1828Synonym
dimidiatus Diodon dimidiatus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
echinatus Diodon echinatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Uncertain
eydouxii Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville [C. N. F.] 1846Valid
fuliginosus Diodon fuliginosus DeKay [J. E.] 1842Synonym
geometricus Diodon geometricus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
geometricus lineatus Diodon geometricus lineatus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
globulas Diodon globulas Taylor [R.] 1849In family
histrix Diodon histrix (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
holacanthus Diodon holacanthus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
holocanthus Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
hystrax Diodon hystrax Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
hystrix Diodon hystrix Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
jaculiferus Diodon jaculiferus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
lineatus Diodon lineatus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
liturosus Diodon liturosus Shaw [G.] (ex Lacepède) 1804Valid
maculatostriatus Diodon maculatostriatus Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
maculatus Diodon maculatus Günther [A.] 1870Synonym
maculatus Diodon maculatus Duméril [A. H. A.] 1855Synonym
maculifer Diodon maculifer Kaup [J. J.] 1855Synonym
meulenii Diodon meulenii Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
mola Diodon mola Pallas [P. S.] 1770Synonym
mola Diodon mola (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
multimaculatus Diodon multimaculatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
nicthemerus Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier [G.] 1818Valid
nigrolineatus Diodon nigrolineatus Ayres [W. O.] 1842Synonym
novemaculatus Diodon novemaculatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
novemmaculatus Diodon novemmaculatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
nudifrons Diodon nudifrons Jenkins [O. P.] 1903Synonym
nummularis Diodon nummularis Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
nycthemerus Diodon nycthemerus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
orbe Diodon orbe Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798Synonym
orbicularis Diodon orbicularis Bloch [M. E.] 1785Synonym
paraholocanthus Diodon paraholocanthus Kotthaus [A.] 1979Synonym
pilosus Diodon pilosus Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
plumier Diodon plumier Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800Synonym
punctatus Diodon punctatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
quadrimaculatus Diodon quadrimaculatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
reticulatus Diodon reticulatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
rivulatus Diodon rivulatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
schoepfii Diodon schoepfii Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
sexmaculatus Diodon sexmaculatus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
spinosissimus Diodon spinosissimus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
spinosus Diodon spinosus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
tigrinus Diodon tigrinus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
totara Diodon totara Curtiss [A.] 1938Synonym
triedricum Diodon triedricum Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
verrucosus Diodon verrucosus DeKay [J. E.] (ex Mitchill) 1842Synonym
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