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Diplecogaster megalops

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Diplecogaster megalops was originally described as Diplecogaster megalops by Briggs in 1955. It belongs to the family Gobiesocidae and subfamily Gobiesocinae. It is commonly known as Bigeye clingfish and is known in South Africa as Bigeye clingfish, in South Africa as Bigeye clingfish, in South Africa as Grootoog-suiervis. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Briggs [J. C.]
AuthorNI   Briggs
Qualification   ---
Year   1955
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Gobiesociformes Gobiesociformes
Family   Gobiesocidae
Subfamily  
Gobiesocinae Gobiesocinae
Genus   Diplecogaster
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiesociformes
Family   Gobiesocidae
Subfamily   Gobiesocinae
Genus   Diplecogaster
Original Name   Diplecogaster        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Diplecogaster megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Diplecogaster megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Diplecogaster
Original Author   Briggs
Original AuthorWI   Briggs [J. C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1955
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gobiesocinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 120 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: CAS-SU 18734 (1), ZMUC P9032-33 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:85 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZMUC P9031
Journal   Stanford Ichthyol. Bull.
Citation   v. 6
Page   31
Illustrations   Fig. 84

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Diplecogaster megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Diplecogaster
Current AuthorWI   Briggs [J. C.]
Current AuthorNI   Briggs
Current Year   1955
Current Family   Gobiesocidae
Current Subfamily  
Gobiesocinae Gobiesocinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Diplecogaster megalops  Briggs 1955. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Diplecogaster megalops  Briggs 1955 -- (Briggs 1986:379 [ref. 5643], Hofrichter 1995:151 [ref. 30502], Hofrichter & Patzner 1997:21 [ref. 23741]).

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bimaculata Diplecogaster bimaculata (Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Pennant) 1788)Valid
bimaculata bimaculata Diplecogaster bimaculata bimaculata (Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Pennant) 1788)Valid
bimaculata euxinica Diplecogaster bimaculata euxinica Murgoci [A. A.] 1964Valid
bimaculata pectoralis Diplecogaster bimaculata pectoralis Briggs [J. C.] 1955Valid
couchii Diplecogaster couchii (Saville-Kent [W.] 1883)Synonym
ctenocrypta Diplecogaster ctenocrypta Briggs [J. C.] 1955Valid
dentatus Diplecogaster dentatus (Facciolà [L.] 1887)Synonym
desfontanii Diplecogaster desfontanii (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
elegans Diplecogaster elegans (Nardo [G. D.] 1860)Not available
euxinica Diplecogaster euxinica Murgoci [A. A.] 1964Valid
latirostris Diplecogaster latirostris (Costa [O. G.] 1840)Synonym
lineatus Diplecogaster lineatus (Guichenot [A.] 1850)Synonym
listellus Diplecogaster listellus (Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847)Synonym
maculatus Diplecogaster maculatus (Guichenot [A.] 1850)Synonym
mirbeli Diplecogaster mirbeli (Risso [A.] 1820)Synonym
norvegicus Diplecogaster norvegicus (Düben [M. W. von] 1845)Synonym
ocellatus Diplecogaster ocellatus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
pectoralis Diplecogaster pectoralis Briggs [J. C.] 1955Valid
punctatus Diplecogaster punctatus (Guichenot [A.] 1850)Synonym
raninus Diplecogaster raninus (Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847)Synonym
reticulatus Diplecogaster reticulatus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
tonstricula Diplecogaster tonstricula Fricke [R.], Wirtz [P.] & Brito [A.] 2015Valid
urifasciatus Diplecogaster urifasciatus (Costa [O. G.] 1840)Synonym
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