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Gastromyzon megalepis


Gastromyzon megalepis was originally described as Gastromyzon megalepis by Roberts in 1982. It belongs to the family Balitoridae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Borneo.
Species   megalepis
AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
AuthorNI   Roberts
Qualification   ---
Year   1982
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Balitoridae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Gastromyzon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Balitoridae
Genus   Gastromyzon
Original Name   Gastromyzon        
Taxon Name   megalepis
Original Combination   Gastromyzon megalepis
Original Genus   Gastromyzon
Original Genus Species   Gastromyzon megalepis
OriginalSubGenus   Gastromyzon
Original Author   Roberts
Original AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1982
Original Family   Balitoridae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tributary of Baleh River, between Sungai Entunau and Sungai Putai, Rajang basin, Third District, Sarawak, Borneo, East Malaysia.
Types   Paratypes: FMNH 68127 (3), 94593 (5).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:38 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   FMNH 68126
Journal   Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4)
Citation   v. 42 (no. 20)
Page   510
Illustrations   Fig. 11

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Gastromyzon megalepis
Current Species   megalepis
Current Genus   Gastromyzon
Current AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Roberts
Current Year   1982
Current Family   Balitoridae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Borneo.

Current Summary   Valid as Gastromyzon megalepis  Roberts 1982. Balitoridae.
Name History   • Valid as Gastromyzon megalepis  Roberts 1982 -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:51 [ref. 23448], Kottelat & Lim 1995:235 [ref. 23210], Doi 1997:19 [ref. 22832] as megaloepis, Tan & Martin-Smith 1998:366 [ref. 23646], Rachmatika 1998:656 [ref. 23901], Parenti & Lim 2005:187 [ref. 28285], Tan 2006:103 [ref. 28716], Kottelat 2012:63 [ref. 32367],Kottelat 2013:193 [ref. 32989]).

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aequabilis Gastromyzon aequabilis Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
aeroides Gastromyzon aeroides Tan [H. H.] & Sulaiman [Z. H.] 2006Valid
auronigrus Gastromyzon auronigrus Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
bario Gastromyzon bario Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
borneensis Gastromyzon borneensis Günther [A.] 1874Valid
brunei Gastromyzon brunei (Tan [H. H.] 2006)Synonym
buas Gastromyzon buas Mai [D. Y.] 1978Uncertain
contractus Gastromyzon contractus Roberts [T. R.] 1982Valid
cornusaccus Gastromyzon cornusaccus Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
cranbrooki Gastromyzon cranbrooki Tan [H. H.] & Sulaiman [Z. H.] 2006Valid
crenastus Gastromyzon crenastus Tan [H. H.] & Leh [C. U. M.] 2006Valid
ctenocephalus Gastromyzon ctenocephalus Roberts [T. R.] 1982Valid
danumensis Gastromyzon danumensis Chin [P. K.] & Inger [R. F.] 1989Valid
daon Gastromyzon daon Mai [D. Y.] 1978Synonym
elongatus Gastromyzon elongatus Mai [D. Y.] 1978Uncertain
embalohensis Gastromyzon embalohensis Rachmatika [I.] 1998Valid
extrorsus Gastromyzon extrorsus Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
farragus Gastromyzon farragus Tan [H. H.] & Leh [C. U. M.] 2006Valid
fasciatus Gastromyzon fasciatus Inger [R. F.] & Chin [P. K.] 1961Valid
ingeri Gastromyzon ingeri Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
introrsus Gastromyzon introrsus Tan [H. H.] 2006Valid
katibasensis Gastromyzon katibasensis Leh [M. U. C.] & Chai [P. K. P.] 2003Valid
kweichowensis Gastromyzon kweichowensis Fang [P.-W.] 1931Valid
lepidogaster Gastromyzon lepidogaster Roberts [T. R.] 1982Valid
leveretti Gastromyzon leveretti Nichols [J. T.] & Pope [C. H.] 1927Synonym
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