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Eleotris africana


Eleotris africana was originally described as Eleotris africana by Steindachner in 1879. It belongs to the family Eleotridae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, islands of the Gulf of Guinea.
Species   africana
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1879
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Eleotridae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Eleotris
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Eleotridae
Genus   Eleotris
Original Name   Eleotris        
Taxon Name   africana
Original Combination   Eleotris africana
Original Genus   Eleotris
Original Genus Species   Eleotris africana
OriginalSubGenus   Eleotris
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1879
Original Family   Eleotridae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sierra Leone.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fricke 1995:12 [ref. 28100], Fricke 2005:35 [ref. 29864].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   SMNS 336
Journal   Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 80 (1. Abth.)
Page   153 [35]
Illustrations   Pl. 3 (figs. 1-1a)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Bostrychus africanus
Current Species   africanus
Current Genus   Bostrychus
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1879
Current Family   Butidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Distribution   Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, islands of the Gulf of Guinea.

Current Summary   Synonym of Bostrychus africanus  (Steindachner 1879). Eleotridae: Butinae.
Name History   • Valid as Bostrychus africanus  (Steindachner 1879) -- (Maugé 1986:390 [ref. 6218], Miller & Wongrat 1990:953 [ref. 19381], Lévèque et al. 1991:146 [ref. 31367], Harrison & Miller in Lévêque et al. 1992:831 [ref. 21590], Afonso et al. 1999:86 [ref. 25466], Larson 2008:147 [ref. 30001], Pezold et al. 2007:481 [ref. 30082], Wirtz et al. 2007:39 [ref. 30263], Schliewen 2011:210 [ref. 31738]).

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abacurus Eleotris abacurus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan 1896Synonym
acanthopoma Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
acanthopoma hainanensis Eleotris acanthopoma hainanensis Wu [H.-L.] 1991Synonym
acanthopomus Eleotris acanthopomus Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
adspersa Eleotris adspersa Castelnau [F. L. de] 1878Synonym
amblyopsis Eleotris amblyopsis (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Valid
amboinensis Eleotris amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
andamensis Eleotris andamensis Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1939Valid
annoboensis Eleotris annoboensis Blanc [M.], Cadenat [J.] & Stauch [A.] 1968Synonym
annobonensis Eleotris annobonensis Blanc [M.], Cadenat [J.] & Stauch [A.] 1968Valid
aporocephalus Eleotris aporocephalus Macleay [W.] 1884Synonym
aporos Eleotris aporos Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
aquadulcis Eleotris aquadulcis Allen [G. R.] & Coates [D.] 1990Valid
aruensis Eleotris (Oxyeleotris) aruensis Weber [M.] 1911Synonym
aruensis Eleotris aruensis Weber [M.] 1911Synonym
auratus Eleotris auratus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
aurea Eleotris aurea Shipway [B.] 1950Synonym
australis Eleotris australis Krefft [J. L. G.] 1864Synonym
balearica Eleotris balearica Pellegrin [J.] & Fage [L.] 1907Synonym
balearicus Eleotris balearicus Pellegrin [J.] & Fage [L.] 1907Synonym
balia Eleotris balia Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1905Valid
basalis Eleotris basalis Gray [J. E.] 1842Synonym
belizianus Eleotris (Culius) belizianus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1880Synonym
belizianus Eleotris belizianus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1880Valid
belobrancha Eleotris belobrancha Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
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