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Echeneis megalodiscus


Echeneis megalodiscus was originally described as Echeneis megalodiscus by Franz in 1910. It belongs to the family Echeneidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalodiscus
AuthorWI   Franz [V.]
AuthorNI   Franz
Qualification   ---
Year   1910
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Carangiformes Carangiformes
Family   Echeneidae
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Genus   Echeneis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Carangiformes
Family   Echeneidae
Genus   Echeneis
Original Name   Echeneis        
Taxon Name   megalodiscus
Original Combination   Echeneis megalodiscus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Echeneis megalodiscus
OriginalSubGenus   Echeneis
Original Author   Franz
Original AuthorWI   Franz [V.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1910
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Yokohama and Aburatsubo, Japan.
Types   Syntypes: ZSM [old collection] (1 + 6) destroyed in WWII.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Neumann 2006:274 [ref. 28925].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Abh. Akad. Wiss. Munchen Math.-Phys. Kl.
Citation   v. 4 (Suppl.) (no. 1)
Page   69
Illustrations   Pl. 8 (fig. 57)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Remora osteochir
Current Species   osteochir
Current Genus Remora
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1829
Current Family Echeneidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Remora osteochir  (Cuvier 1829). Echeneidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Remora osteochir (Cuvier 1829) -- (Lachner 1973:640 [ref. 7221], Lachner & Post 1990:728 [ref. 18541], Lindberg et al. 1997:36 [ref. 23547]).

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albacauda Echeneis albacauda Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
albescens Echeneis albescens Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1850Synonym
apicalis Echeneis apicalis Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
arrostii Echeneis arrostii Cocco [A.] 1838Synonym
australis Echeneis australis Bennett [F. D.] 1840Synonym
borboniensis Echeneis borboniensis Guichenot [A.] 1863Synonym
brachyptera Echeneis brachyptera Lowe [R. T.] 1839Synonym
chiromacer Echeneis chiromacer Duméril [A. H. A.] 1858Uncertain
clypeata Echeneis clypeata Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
fasciata Echeneis fasciata Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
flaviventris Echeneis flaviventris (Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
fusca Echeneis fusca Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
guaican Echeneis guaican Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
imperati Echeneis imperati Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
jacobaea Echeneis jacobaea Lowe [R. T.] 1839Synonym
lineata Echeneis lineata Menzies [A.] 1791Synonym
lophioides Echeneis lophioides Guichenot [A.] 1863Synonym
lunata Echeneis lunata Bancroft [E. N.] 1831Synonym
metallica Echeneis metallica Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
musignani Echeneis musignani Costa [O. G.] 1840Synonym
naucrates Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
naucratoides Echeneis naucratoides Duméril [A. H. A.] 1858Uncertain
neucratoides Echeneis neucratoides Zuiew [B.] 1789Valid
nieuhofii Echeneis nieuhofii Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
nubifera Echeneis nubifera Tanaka [S.] 1915Synonym
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