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Gunnellichthys viridescens

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Gunnellichthys viridescens was originally described as Gunnellichthys viridescens by Dawson in 1968. It belongs to the family Microdesmidae and subfamily Microdesminae. It is commonly known as Yellowstripe wormfish and is known in Australia as Yellowstripe wormfish, in Micronesia, Federated States as Yellowstripe wormfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf, Seychelles to Micronesia and Samoa, Australia to Japan.
Species   viridescens
AuthorWI   Dawson [C. E.]
AuthorNI   Dawson
Qualification   ---
Year   1968
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Microdesmidae
Subfamily  
Microdesminae Microdesminae
Genus   Gunnellichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Microdesmidae
Subfamily   Microdesminae
Genus   Gunnellichthys
Original Name   Gunnellichthys        
Taxon Name   viridescens
Original Combination   Gunnellichthys viridescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gunnellichthys viridescens
OriginalSubGenus   Gunnellichthys
Original Author   Dawson
Original AuthorWI   Dawson [C. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1968
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Microdesminae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   West of the northwestern tip of Anonyme Island, between Anonyme and Mahé islands, Seychelles, depth 35-50 feet.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 103609 (1), 103612 (3), 103625 (orig. 7, now 6), 109202 (1, c&s); BPBM 10589 [ex ANSP 103625] (1); FMNH 73909 (1, skin and skeleton); GCRL V67:2186 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:127 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:42 [ref. 12367] as *viridesens*.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ANSP 103624
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 81
Page   61
Illustrations   Figs. 2-5

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Gunnellichthys viridescens
Current Species   viridescens
Current Genus   Gunnellichthys
Current AuthorWI   Dawson [C. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Dawson
Current Year   1968
Current Family   Microdesmidae
Current Subfamily  
Microdesminae Microdesminae

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits sand and rubble bottoms (Ref. 9710).
Depth Range   From 1 to 20 meters.
   
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf, Seychelles to Micronesia and Samoa, Australia to Japan.

Current Summary   Valid as Gunnellichthys viridescens  Dawson 1968. Microdesmidae: Microdesminae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Gunnellichthys viridescens  Dawson 1968 -- (Randall et al. 1990:414 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:26 [ref. 21131], Randall et al. 1994:251 [ref. 21645], Randall 1995:347 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23922], Kuiter 1997:360 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:414 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:262 [ref. 23965], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:419 [ref. 25191], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830] with genus as Gunnelichthys, Kimura et al. 2003:2 [ref. 27051], Myers & Donaldson 2003:645 [ref. 27495], Randall 2005:563 [ref. 28239], Randall et al. 2005:130 [ref. 28745], Hoese 2006:1704 [ref. 28998], Allen & Erdmann 2012:991 [ref. 31980], Ho et al. 2013:74 [ref. 33261]).

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copleyi Gunnellichthys copleyi (Smith [J. L. B.] 1951)Valid
curiosus Gunnellichthys curiosus Dawson [C. E.] 1968Valid
grandoculis Gunnellichthys grandoculis (Kendall [W. C.] & Goldsborough [E. L.] 1911)Valid
irideus Gunnellichthys (Gunnellichthys) irideus Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Synonym
irideus Gunnellichthys irideus Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Valid
monostigma Gunnellichthys (Gunnellichthys) monostigma Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Synonym
monostigma Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Valid
pleurotaenia Gunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker [P.] 1858Valid
seychellensis Gunnellichthys seychellensis (Dawson [C. E.] 1967)Synonym
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