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Fundulus melanospilus


Fundulus melanospilus was originally described as Fundulus melanospilus by Pfeffer in 1896. It belongs to the family Fundulidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanospilus
AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
AuthorNI   Pfeffer
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Fundulidae
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Genus   Fundulus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Fundulidae
Genus   Fundulus
Original Name   Fundulus        
Taxon Name   melanospilus
Original Combination   Fundulus melanospilus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Fundulus melanospilus
OriginalSubGenus   Fundulus
Original Author   Pfeffer
Original AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ilonga, eastern Tanzania, 6°47'S, 37°01'E.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1865.2.13.98-99 (5), ZMB 12849 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:160 [ref. 19981].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Fische Ost-Afrikas
Page   48
Illustrations   Fig. 19a

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nothobranchius melanospilus
Current Species melanospilus
Current Genus Nothobranchius
Current AuthorWI Pfeffer [G. J.]
Current AuthorNI Pfeffer
Current Year 1896
Current Family Fundulidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Nothobranchius melanospilus  (Pfeffer 1896). Nothobranchiidae.
Name History   •Valid as Nothobranchius melanospilus (Pfeffer 1896) -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:268 [ref. 6198], Wildekamp et al. 1998:289 [ref. 23323], Seegers 1997:16 [ref. 23895], Lazara 2001:224 [ref. 25711], Wildekamp et al. 2002:9 [ref. 26060], Seegers et al. 2003:41 [ref. 28087], Neumann 2008:35 [ref. 30291], Valdesalici 2007:61 [ref. 29287], Valdesalici & Hengstler 2008:190 [ref. 29898], Costa 2009:123 [ref. 30421], Wildekamp et al. 2009:240 [ref. 30677], Reichard 2010:50 [ref. 30694], Valdesalici 2010:60 [ref. 30802], Valdesalici et al. 2012:19 [ref. 32064], Costa 2017:41 [ref. 35059], Costa 2017:8 [ref. 35350], Costa 2019:81 [ref. 36530], Wildekamp 2019:43 [ref. 36945]).

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adinia Fundulus adinia Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883Synonym
albolineatus Fundulus albolineatus Gilbert [C. H.] 1891Valid
antillarum Fundulus antillarum Fowler [H. W.] 1916Synonym
antinorii Fundulus antinorii (Vinciguerra [D.] 1883)Synonym
arlingtonius Fundulus arlingtonius (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] in Goode 1879)Synonym
arnoldi Fundulus arnoldi Boulenger [G. A.] 1908Synonym
aureus Fundulus aureus Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
auroguttatus Fundulus auroguttatus (Hay [O. P.] 1885)Synonym
badius Fundulus badius Garman [S.] 1895Synonym
balboae Fundulus balboae Fowler [H. W.] 1916Synonym
bartrami Fundulus bartrami Fowler [H. W.] 1941Synonym
batesii Fundulus batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
beauforti Fundulus beauforti Ahl [E.] 1924Synonym
bermudae Fundulus bermudae Günther [A.] 1874Synonym
bifax Fundulus bifax Cashner [R. C.] & Rogers [J. S.] in Cashner, Rogers & Grady 1988Valid
bitaeniatus Fundulus bitaeniatus Ahl [E.] 1924Synonym
bivittatus Fundulus bivittatus Lönnberg [E.] 1895Synonym
blairae Fundulus blairae Wiley [E. O.] & Hall [D. D.] 1975Valid
brasiliensis Fundulus brasiliensis Valenciennes [A.] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821Synonym
brevis Fundulus brevis Osburn [R. C.] & Nichols [J. T.] 1916Synonym
caerulea Fundulus caerulea Boulenger [G. A.] 1915Synonym
caeruleus Fundulus caeruleus Boulenger [G. A.] 1915Synonym
capensis Fundulus capensis Garman [S.] 1895Synonym
catenatus Fundulus catenatus (Storer [D. H.] 1846)Valid
chaplini Fundulus chaplini Fowler [H. W.] 1940Synonym
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