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Dischistodus melanotus
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Dischistodus melanotus

(Bleeker 1858)

Dischistodus melanotus was originally described as Pomacentrus melanotus by Bleeker in 1858. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae. It is commonly known as Black-vent damsel but has many other common names such as Black-vent Damsel in Australia, Seguro-suzumedai in Japan, Yellow demoiselle in Papua New Guinea, Black-vent damsel in Guam, Bombin in Malaysia. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanotus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1858
Status   Valid
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Family   Pomacentridae
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Genus   Dischistodus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pomacentridae
Genus   Dischistodus
Original Name   Pomacentrus        
Taxon Name   melanotus
Original Combination   Pomacentrus melanotus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pomacentrus melanotus
OriginalSubGenus   Pomacentrus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1858
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 27458 (114-mm spec. out of 5)
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Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Dischistodus melanotus
Current Species   melanotus
Current Genus Dischistodus
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1858
Current Family Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 12 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Dischistodus melanotus  (Bleeker 1858). Pomacentridae.
Name History   •Valid as Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:195 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:268 [ref. 15987], Allen 1991:244 [ref. 19344], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:469 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:162 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:254 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:268 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:182 [ref. 23965], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:942 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:109 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3344 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:942 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:46 [ref. 26830], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Allen et al. 2006:1456 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:599 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:119 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:216 [ref. 36673]).

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bifasciatus Dischistodus bifasciatus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
cartieri Dischistodus cartieri Bleeker [P.] (ex Cartier) 1877Synonym
chrysopoecilus Dischistodus chrysopoecilus (Schlegel [H.] & Müller [S.] 1840)Valid
darwiniensis Dischistodus darwiniensis (Whitley [G. P.] 1928)Valid
dorsomaculatus Dischistodus dorsomaculatus (Kendall [W. C.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1911)Synonym
fasciatus Dischistodus fasciatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
frenatus Dischistodus frenatus (De Vis [C. W.] 1885)Synonym
humbug Dischistodus humbug (Whitley [G. P.] 1954)Synonym
intermedia Dischistodus intermedia (Weber [M.] 1913)Synonym
interorbitalis Dischistodus interorbitalis (Günther [A.] 1862)Synonym
notophthalmus Dischistodus notophthalmus (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
notostigmus Dischistodus notostigmus (Richardson [J.] 1844)Synonym
perspicillatus Dischistodus perspicillatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
prosopotaenia Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Valid
pseudochrysopoecilus Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus (Allen [G. R.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1974)Valid
suluensis Dischistodus suluensis (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
trimaculatus Dischistodus trimaculatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
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