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Ellopostoma megalomycter

(Vaillant 1902)

Ellopostoma megalomycter was originally described as Aperioptus megalomycter by Vaillant in 1902. It belongs to the family Ellopostomatidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Peninsular Malaysia and western Borneo.
Species   megalomycter
AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
AuthorNI   Vaillant
Qualification   ---
Year   1902
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Ellopostomatidae
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Genus   Ellopostoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Ellopostomatidae
Genus   Ellopostoma
Original Name   Aperioptus        
Taxon Name   megalomycter
Original Combination   Aperioptus megalomycter
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aperioptus megalomycter
OriginalSubGenus   Aperioptus
Original Author   Vaillant
Original AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1902
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kapuas River, Borneo.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1948:105 [ref. 19574] as paratype.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   RMNH 7777
Page   145
Illustrations   Figs. 42-45

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Ellopostoma megalomycter
Current Species   megalomycter
Current Genus   Ellopostoma
Current AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Vaillant
Current Year   1902
Current Family   Ellopostomatidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Peninsular Malaysia and western Borneo.

Current Summary   Valid as Ellopostoma megalomycter  (Vaillant 1902). Ellopostomatidae.
Name History   • Valid as Ellopostoma megalomycter  (Vaillant 1902) -- (Roberts 1989:103 [ref. 6439], Kottelat et al. 1993:51 [ref. 23448], Bănărescu & Nalbant 1995:460 [ref. 23187], Doi 1997:18 [ref. 22832], Tan & Lim 2002:456 [ref. 26708], Kottelat & Widjanarti 2005:156 [ref. 28284], Bohlen & Slechtová 2009:157 [ref. 30419], Kottelat 2012:43 [ref. 32367]).

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mystax Ellopostoma mystax Tan [H. H.] & Lim [K. K. P.] 2002Valid
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