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Halidesmus coccus

Winterbottom & Randall

Halidesmus coccus was originally described as Halidesmus coccus by Winterbottom & Randall in 1994. It belongs to the family Pseudochromidae and subfamily Congrogadinae. It is commonly known as Rooster snakelet. It is found in Salt water.
Species   coccus
AuthorWI   Winterbottom [R.] & Randall [J. E.]
AuthorNI   Winterbottom & Randall
Qualification   ---
Year   1994
Status   Valid
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Family   Pseudochromidae
Congrogadinae Congrogadinae
Genus   Halidesmus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pseudochromidae
Subfamily   Congrogadinae
Genus   Halidesmus
Original Name   Halidesmus        
Taxon Name   coccus
Original Combination   Halidesmus coccus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Halidesmus coccus
OriginalSubGenus   Halidesmus
Original Author   Winterbottom & Randall
Original AuthorWI   Winterbottom [R.] & Randall [J. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1994
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrogadinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rocky pools at western side of Rahah Bay, 16°57'N, 54°49'E, south coast, Oman, Jordan, depth 0-2 meters.
Types   Paratypes: BPBM 35734 (7), ROM 66324 (5).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BPBM 35447
Journal   Can. J. Zool.
Citation   v. 72 (no. 4)
Page   753
Illustrations   Figs. 4-5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Halidesmus coccus
Current Species coccus
Current Genus Halidesmus
Current AuthorWI Winterbottom [R.] & Randall [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI Winterbottom & Randall
Current Year 1994
Current Family Pseudochromidae
Current Subfamily
Congrogadinae Congrogadinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Collected from large tidepools.
Depth Range From 0 to 2 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Halidesmus coccus  Winterbottom & Randall 1994. Pseudochromidae: Congrogadinae.
Name History   •Valid as Halidesmus coccus Winterbottom & Randall 1994 -- (Randall 1995:144 [ref. 22896], Gill & Zajonz 2003:57 [ref. 26796], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S105 [ref. 27377], Gill & Zajonz 2011:22 [ref. 31637]).

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capensis Halidesmus capensis (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1916)Synonym
polytretus Halidesmus polytretus Winterbottom [R.] 1982Valid
scapularis Halidesmus scapularis Günther [A.] 1872Valid
socotraensis Halidesmus socotraensis Gill [A. C.] & Zajonz [U.] 2003Valid
thomaseni Halidesmus thomaseni (Nielsen [J. G.] 1961)Valid
waltairiensis Halidesmus waltairiensis (Rao [V. V.] & Dutt [S.] 1966)Uncertain
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