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Girella melanichthys

(Richardson 1846)

Girella melanichthys was originally described as Crenidens melanichthys by Richardson in 1846. It belongs to the family Kyphosidae and subfamily Girellinae. It is commonly known as Girella and is known Kuro-mejina in Japan, Girella in Russian Federation. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanichthys
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1846
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Girellinae Girellinae
Genus   Girella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Subfamily   Girellinae
Genus   Girella
Original Name   Crenidens        
Taxon Name   melanichthys
Original Combination   Crenidens melanichthys
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Crenidens melanichthys
OriginalSubGenus   Crenidens
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1846
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Girellinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Seas of Japan and China.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   RMNH 2346 (mounted)
Page   243

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Girella punctata
Current Species   punctata
Current Genus Girella
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1846
Current Family Kyphosidae
Current Subfamily
Girellinae Girellinae

Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Valid as Girella melanichthys  (Richardson 1846). Kyphosidae: Girellinae.
Name History   • Valid as Girella melanichthys  (Richardson 1846) -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:166 [ref. 6441], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:623 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:178 [ref. 25480], Youn 2002:356, 626 [ref. 26218]). • Synonym of Girella punctata  Gray 1835 -- (Yagishita & Nakabo 2000:125 [ref. 24523], Yagishita & Nakabo 2002:294 [ref. 26339], Randall 2007:273 [ref. 30952]).

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tephraeops Girella tephraeops (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
tricuspidata Girella tricuspidata Johnston [R. M.] 1882Not available
tricuspidata Girella tricuspidata (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Valid
tricuspidatus Girella tricuspidatus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Synonym
zebra Girella zebra (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
zonata Girella zonata Günther [A.] 1859Valid
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