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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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fuliginosus Gymnothorax fuliginosus (Strömman [P. H.] 1896)Synonym
funebris Gymnothorax funebris Ranzani [C.] 1839Valid
fuscomaculata Gymnothorax fuscomaculata (Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953)Synonym
fuscomaculatus Gymnothorax fuscomaculatus (Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953)Valid
galetae Gymnothorax galetae Rubinoff [I.] 1966Synonym
garsiae Gymnothorax garsiae Whitley [G. P.] & Colefax [A. N.] 1938In family
gilberti Gymnothorax gilberti Tanaka [S.] 1908Synonym
gillii Gymnothorax gillii (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902)Uncertain
goldsboroughi Gymnothorax goldsboroughi Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Synonym
gracilicauda Gymnothorax gracilicauda Jenkins [O. P.] 1903Valid
gracilicaudus Gymnothorax gracilicaudus Jenkins [O. P.] 1903Synonym
gracilis Gymnothorax gracilis (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
grandimaculis Gymnothorax grandimaculis (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
griffini Gymnothorax griffini Whitley [G. P.] & Phillipps [W. J.] 1939Synonym
griseus Gymnothorax griseus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1803)Valid
guarapariensis Gymnothorax guarapariensis (Pinto [S. Y.] 1975)Synonym
hansi Gymnothorax hansi Heemstra [P. C.] 2004Valid
hemprichii Gymnothorax hemprichii (Klunzinger [C. B.] (ex Ehrenberg) 1871)Synonym
hepaticus Gymnothorax hepaticus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830)Valid
herrei Gymnothorax herrei Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1933Valid
hilonis Gymnothorax hilonis Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Synonym
hubbsi Gymnothorax hubbsi Böhlke [J. E.] & Böhlke [E. B.] 1977Valid
indicus Gymnothorax indicus Mohapatra [A.], Ray [D.], Smith [D. G.] & Mishra [S. S.] 2016Valid
indong Gymnothorax indong Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
infernalis Gymnothorax infernalis (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
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