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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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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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