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Doryichthys aculeatus


Doryichthys aculeatus was originally described as Doryichthys aculeatus by Kaup in 1856. It belongs to the family Syngnathidae and subfamily Syngnathinae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola.
Species   aculeatus
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1856
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae
Genus   Doryichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Syngnathinae
Genus   Doryichthys
Original Name   Doryichthys        
Taxon Name   aculeatus
Original Combination   Doryichthys aculeatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Doryichthys aculeatus
OriginalSubGenus   Doryichthys
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1856
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Syngnathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Egypt [in error], should be west coast of Africa.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ?BMNH 1978.1.16.2
Journal   Cat. Lophobranchiate Fish
Page   61

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Microphis aculeatus
Current Species   aculeatus
Current Genus Microphis
Current AuthorWI Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Kaup
Current Year   1856
Current Family Syngnathidae
Current Subfamily
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae

Water Fresh and Brackish water
Distribution Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola.

Current Summary   Synonym of Microphis aculeatus  (Kaup 1856). Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Oostethus brachyurus  (Bleeker 1853), but a valid subspecies -- (Dawson 1979:467 [ref. 19285]). • Synonym of Microphis brachyurus  (Bleeker 1853), but a valid subspecies -- (Dawson 1984:157 [ref. 5879], Dawson 1986:286 [ref. 6201], Dawson 1990:661 [ref. 17542], Lévêque in Lévêque et al. 1992:578 [ref. 21590], Snoeks & Vreven 2007:581 [ref. 30079]). • Valid as Microphis aculeatus  (Kaup 1856) -- (Wirtz et al. 2007:7, 28 [ref. 30263] as a species on p. 28, Kuiter 2009:274 [ref. 30404]).

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albadorsum Doryichthys albadorsum Fowler [H. W.] 1944Synonym
annandalei Doryichthys annandalei (Hora [S. L.] 1924)Synonym
auronitens Doryichthys auronitens Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
bernsteini Doryichthys bernsteini Bleeker [P.] 1867Synonym
bilineatus Doryichthys bilineatus Kaup [J. J.] (ex Heckel) 1856Synonym
boaja Doryichthys boaja (Bleeker [P.] 1850)Valid
brachyrhynchops Doryichthys brachyrhynchops Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
brachyurus Doryichthys brachyurus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
brevidorsalis Doryichthys brevidorsalis (de Beaufort [L. F.] 1913)Synonym
caudocarinatus Doryichthys caudocarinatus Weber [M.] 1907Synonym
chokderi Doryichthys chokderi Ataur Rahman [A. K.] 1976Synonym
contiguus Doryichthys contiguus Kottelat [M.] 2000Valid
cuncalus Doryichthys cuncalus (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
cunculus Doryichthys cunculus (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
deocata Doryichthys deocata (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
deokhatoides Doryichthys deokhatoides (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
dumerili Doryichthys dumerili Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
dunckeri Doryichthys dunckeri Prashad [B.] & Mukerji [D. D.] 1929Synonym
elegans Doryichthys elegans Steindachner [F.] 1901Synonym
elevatus Doryichthys elevatus Hutton [F. W.] 1872Synonym
excisus Doryichthys excisus (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
falkensteini Doryichthys falkensteini Reichenow [A.] 1878Synonym
fluviatilis Dorichthys fluviatilis Duncker [G.] 1904Synonym
fluviatilis Doryichthys fluviatilis Duncker [G.] 1904Synonym
hasselti Doryichthys hasselti Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
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