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Gymnothorax megapterus


Gymnothorax megapterus was originally described as Gymnothorax megapterus by Weber in 1913. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Muraeninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megapterus
AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
AuthorNI   Weber
Qualification   ---
Year   1913
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Muraeninae Muraeninae
Genus   Gymnothorax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Muraeninae
Genus   Gymnothorax
Original Name   Gymnothorax        
Taxon Name   megapterus
Original Combination   Gymnothorax megapterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gymnothorax megapterus
OriginalSubGenus   Gymnothorax
Original Author   Weber
Original AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1913
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Muraeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Seba, Savu [Sawu] Island, Siboga station 58.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:8 [ref. 19236], Böhlke & Smith 2002:125 [ref. 26380].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMA 108474
Journal   Fische Siboga Exped.
Page   57
Illustrations   Pl. 7 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pseudechidna brummeri
Current Species   brummeri
Current Genus Pseudechidna
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1858
Current Family Muraenidae
Current Subfamily
Muraeninae Muraeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pseudechidna brummeri  (Bleeker 1858). Muraenidae: Muraeninae.
Name History   •Synonym of Pseudechidna brummeri (Bleeker 1858) -- (Böhlke 1995:463 [ref. 21738], Böhlke 1997:103 [ref. 23177], Böhlke & Smith 2002:125 [ref. 26380], Smith 2012:32 [ref. 32155]).

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bayeri Gymnothorax bayeri Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
berndti Gymnothorax berndti Snyder [J. O.] 1904Valid
bikiniensis Gymnothorax bikiniensis Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
blochii Gymnothorax blochii (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
borneensis Gymnothorax borneensis Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
boschii Gymnothorax boschii (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
breedeni Gymnothorax breedeni McCosker [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977Valid
brunneus Gymnothorax brunneus Nichols [J. T.] 1920Synonym
brunneus Gymnothorax brunneus Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1923Synonym
bullata Gymnothorax bullata (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
buroensis Gymnothorax buroensis (Bleeker [P.] 1857)Valid
callorhyncha Gymnothorax callorhyncha (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
cancellata Gymnothorax cancellata (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
caramuru Gymnothorax caramuru (Castelnau [F. L.] 1855)Synonym
carcinognathus Gymnothorax carcinognathus Fowler [H. W.] 1912Synonym
castaneus Gymnothorax castaneus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883)Valid
castlei Gymnothorax castlei Böhlke [E. B.] & Randall [J. E.] 1999Valid
catenatus Gymnothorax catenatus Bloch [M. E.] 1795Synonym
cephalospilus Gymnothorax cephalospilus Böhlke [E. B.] & McCosker [J. E.] 2001Valid
ceramensis Gymnothorax ceramensis (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
chalazius Gymnothorax chalazius Waite [E. R.] 1904Synonym
chilensis Gymnothorax chilensis (Günther [A.] 1872)Synonym
chilospilus Gymnothorax chilospilus Bleeker [P.] 1864Valid
chlamydatus Gymnothorax chlamydatus Snyder [J. O.] 1908Valid
chlevastes Gymnothorax chlevastes (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883)Synonym
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