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Dixiphistops megalops
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Dixiphistops megalops


Dixiphistops megalops was originally described as Dixiphistops megalops by Fowler in 1938. It belongs to the family Triglidae and subfamily Pterygotriglinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Triglidae
Pterygotriglinae Pterygotriglinae
Genus   Dixiphistops
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Triglidae
Subfamily   Pterygotriglinae
Genus   Dixiphistops
Original Name   Dixiphistops        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Dixiphistops megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dixiphistops megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Dixiphistops
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pterygotriglinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off San Fernando Pt. Light, western coast of Luzon Island, Philippines, 16°38'N, 119°57'18"E, Albatross station D.5441, depth 186 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 98879
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 85 (no. 3032)
Page   116
Illustrations   Fig. 55

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pterygotrigla megalops
Current Species megalops
Current Genus Pterygotrigla
Current AuthorWI Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI Fowler
Current Year 1938
Current Family Triglidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pterygotrigla megalops  (Fowler 1938). Triglidae.
Name History   •Valid as Parapterygotrigla megalops (Fowler 1938) -- (del Cerro & Lloris 1997:114 [ref. 22944]). •Valid as Pterygotrigla megalops (Fowler 1938) -- (Richards 1999:2377 [ref. 24797], Richards in Randall & Lim 2000:607 [ref. 25122], Myers & Donaldson 2003:619 [ref. 27495], Fricke et al. 2011:381 [ref. 31242], Last & Richards 2012:39 [ref. 31796], Richards & Yato 2014:31[ref. 33182]).

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