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Facciolella equatorialis
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Facciolella equatorialis

(Gilbert 1891)

Facciolella equatorialis was originally described as Chlopsis equatorialis by Gilbert in 1891. It belongs to the family Nettastomatidae. It is commonly known as dogface witch eel and is known in USA (contiguous states) as serpentina bruja, in USA (contiguous states) as dogface witch eel. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   equatorialis
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1891
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
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Genus   Facciolella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
Genus   Facciolella
Original Name   Chlopsis        
Taxon Name   equatorialis
Original Combination   Chlopsis equatorialis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chlopsis equatorialis
OriginalSubGenus   Chlopsis
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1891
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Ecuador, 0°37'00"S, 81°00'00"W, Albatross station 2792, depth 401 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:26 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 44391
Page   347

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Facciolella equatorialis
Current Species   equatorialis
Current Genus   Facciolella
Current AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilbert
Current Year   1891
Current Family   Nettastomatidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Salt water
Distribution   Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Facciolella equatorialis  (Gilbert 1891). Nettastomatidae.
Name History   • Valid as Facciolella equatorialis  (Gilbert 1891) -- (Smith 1989:597 [ref. 13285], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:173 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:126 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]).

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castlei Facciolella castlei Parin [N. V.] & Karmovskaya [E. S.] 1985Valid
gilberti Facciolella gilberti (Garman [S.] 1899)Spelling
gilbertii Facciolella gilbertii (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
karreri Facciolella karreri Klausewitz [W.] 1995Valid
karreri Facciolella karreri Klausewitz [W.] 1995Synonym
oxyrhyncha Facciolella oxyrhyncha (Bellotti [C.] 1883)Spelling
physonima Facciolella physonima (Facciolà [L.] 1914)Synonym
saurencheloides Facciolella saurencheloides (D'Ancona [U.] 1928)Valid
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