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Epiplatys melantereon


Epiplatys melantereon was originally described as Epiplatys melantereon by Fowler in 1950. It belongs to the family Nothobranchiidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melantereon
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1950
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
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Genus   Epiplatys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
Genus   Epiplatys
Original Name   Epiplatys        
Taxon Name   melantereon
Original Combination   Epiplatys melantereon
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Epiplatys melantereon
OriginalSubGenus   Epiplatys
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1950
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Robertsport, Liberia.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 72126-27 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:96 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ANSP 72125
Journal   Not. Nat. (Phila.)
Citation   No. 225
Page   5
Illustrations   Figs. 7-9

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scriptaphyosemion liberiense
Current Species liberiense
Current Genus Scriptaphyosemion
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1908
Current Family Nothobranchiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Scriptaphyosemion liberiense  (Boulenger 1908). Nothobranchiidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Aphyosemion liberiense (Boulenger 1908) -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:221 [ref. 6198], Seegers 1988:35 [ref. 19980], Paugy et al. 1990:340 [ref. 26477]). •Valid (with doubt) as Epiplatys melantereon Fowler 1950 -- (Wildekamp 1996:89 [ref. 23649]). •Synonym of Scriptaphyosemion liberiense (Boulenger 1908) -- (Lazara 2001:292 [ref. 25711]).

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acuticaudata Epiplatys acuticaudata (Pellegrin [J.] 1913)Synonym
acuticaudatus Epiplatys acuticaudatus (Pellegrin [J.] 1913)Synonym
annulatus Epiplatys annulatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1915)Valid
ansorgii Epiplatys ansorgii (Boulenger [G. A.] 1911)Valid
atratus Epiplatys atratus van der Zee [J. R.], Mbimbi Mayi Munene [J. J.] & Sonnenberg [R.] 2013Valid
azureus Epiplatys azureus Berkenkamp [H. O.] & Etzel [V.] 1983Synonym
barmoiensis Epiplatys barmoiensis Scheel [J. J.] 1968Valid
baroi Epiplatys baroi Berkenkamp [H. O.] 1975Synonym
baudoni Epiplatys baudoni (Pellegrin [J.] 1922)Synonym
berkenkampi Epiplatys berkenkampi Neumann [W.] 1978Valid
biafranus Epiplatys biafranus Radda [A. C.] 1970Valid
bifasciatus Epiplatys bifasciatus (Steindachner [F.] 1881)Valid
bifasciatus bifasciatus Epiplatys bifasciatus bifasciatus (Steindachner [F.] 1881)Synonym
bifasciatus taeniatus Epiplatys bifasciatus taeniatus Pfaff [J. R.] 1933Synonym
boulengeri Epiplatys boulengeri (Pellegrin [J.] 1926)Valid
callipteron Epiplatys callipteron (Radda [A. C.] & Pürzl [E.] 1987)Synonym
cashneri Epiplatys cashneri Pezold [F.], Ford [K.] & Schmidt [R. C.] 2021Valid
chaperi Epiplatys chaperi (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882)Valid
chaperi chaperi Epiplatys chaperi chaperi (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882)Synonym
chaperi samborskii Epiplatys chaperi samborskii Neumann [W.] 2003Synonym
chaperi schreiberi Epiplatys chaperi schreiberi Berkenkamp [H. O.] 1975Synonym
chaperi sheljuzhkoi Epiplatys chaperi sheljuzhkoi (Poll [M.] 1953)Synonym
chaperi spillmanni Epiplatys chaperi spillmanni Arnoult [J.] 1960Synonym
chevalieri Epiplatys chevalieri (Pellegrin [J.] 1904)Valid
chevalieri chevalieri Epiplatys chevalieri chevalieri (Pellegrin [J.] 1904)Synonym
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