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Dysichthys melas

(Cope 1874)

Dysichthys melas was originally described as Bunocephalus melas by Cope in 1874. It belongs to the family Aspredinidae and subfamily Bunocephalinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melas
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1874
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Aspredinidae
Bunocephalinae Bunocephalinae
Genus   Dysichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Aspredinidae
Subfamily   Bunocephalinae
Genus   Dysichthys
Original Name   Bunocephalus        
Taxon Name   melas
Original Combination   Bunocephalus melas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bunocephalus melas
OriginalSubGenus   Bunocephalus
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Bunocephalinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Nauta, Peru.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:22 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ANSP 21235 (in pieces)
Page   132

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Bunocephalus aleuropsis
Current Species aleuropsis
Current Genus Bunocephalus
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI Cope
Current Year 1870
Current Family Aspredinidae
Current Subfamily
Aspredininae Aspredininae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Bunocephalus aleuropsis  Cope 1870. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae.
Name History   •Valid as Benocephalus melas Cope 1874 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:14 [ref. 9708]). •Synonym of Dysichthys aleuropsis (Cope 1870) -- (Mees 1988:90 [ref. 6401], Mees 1989:204 [ref. 13383]). •Synonym of Bunocephalus aleuropsis Cope 1870 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]).

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albifasciatus Dysichthys albifasciatus (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Synonym
aleuropsis Dysichthys aleuropsis (Cope [E. D.] 1870)Synonym
amaurus Dysichthys amaurus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912)Synonym
amazonicus Dysichthys amazonicus Mees [G. F.] 1989Synonym
australe Dysichthys australe Eigenmann [C. H.] & Ward [D. P.] in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward 1907Synonym
bicolor Dysichthys bicolor (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Synonym
bifidus Dysichthys bifidus (Eigenmann [C. H.] in Eigenmann & Allen 1942)Synonym
carvalhoi Dysichthys carvalhoi (Miranda Ribeiro [P. de] 1944)Synonym
chamaizelus Dysichthys chamaizelus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912)Synonym
colombianus Dysichthys colombianus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912)Synonym
coracoideus Dysichthys coracoideus Cope [E. D.] 1874Synonym
coracoideus amaurus Dysichthys coracoideus amaurus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Synonym
depressus Dysichthys depressus (Haseman [J. D.] 1911)Synonym
doriae Dysichthys doriae (Boulenger [G. A.] 1902)Synonym
haggini Dysichthys haggini (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Allen [W. R.] 1942)Synonym
iheringii Dysichthys iheringii (Boulenger [G. A.] 1891)Synonym
knerii Dysichthys knerii (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Synonym
larai Dysichthys larai (Ihering [R. von] 1930)Synonym
minutus Dysichthys minutus (Güntert [H.] 1942)Synonym
quadriradiatus Dysichthys quadriradiatus Mees [G. F.] 1989Synonym
retropinnis Dysichthys retropinnis (Eigenmann [C. H.] in Eigenmann & Allen 1942)Synonym
rugosus Dysichthys rugosus (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903)Synonym
salathei Dysichthys salathei (Myers [G. S.] 1927)Synonym
sipaliwini Dysichthys sipaliwini (Hoedeman [J. J.] 1961)Synonym
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