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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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insignis Gymnothorax insignis Seale [A.] 1917Synonym
interrupta Gymnothorax interrupta (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
intesi Gymnothorax intesi (Fourmanoir [P.] & Rivaton [J.] 1979)Valid
irregularis Gymnothorax irregularis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
isingleenoides Gymnothorax isingleenoides (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
isingteena Gymnothorax isingteena (Richardson [J.] 1845)Valid
jacksoniensis Gymnothorax jacksoniensis Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
januarius Gymnothorax januarius Jordan [D. S.] & Davis [B. M.] 1891Synonym
javanicus Gymnothorax javanicus (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Valid
johnsoni Gymnothorax johnsoni (Smith [J. L. B.] 1962)Valid
jordani Gymnothorax jordani (Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1899)Synonym
kaupii Gymnothorax kaupii (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
kidako Gymnothorax kidako (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846)Valid
kolpos Gymnothorax kolpos Böhlke [J. E.] & Böhlke [E. B.] 1980Valid
kontodontos Gymnothorax kontodontos Böhlke [E. B.] 2000Valid
kowanensis Gymnothorax kowanensis Aoyagi [H.] 1943Synonym
latus Gymnothorax latus (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902)Uncertain
laysana Gymnothorax laysana (Steindachner [F.] 1900)Synonym
laysanus Gymnothorax laysanus (Steindachner [F.] 1900)Synonym
leecote Gymnothorax leecote Scott [E. O. G.] 1965Synonym
lemayi Gymnothorax lemayi (Smith [J. L. B.] 1949)Synonym
leucacme Gymnothorax leucacme Jenkins [O. P.] 1903Synonym
leucostictus Gymnothorax leucostictus Jenkins [O. P.] 1903Synonym
leucostigma Gymnothorax leucostigma Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909Synonym
leucostigmus Gymnothorax leucostigmus Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909Synonym
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