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Halidesmus scapularis


Halidesmus scapularis was originally described as Halidesmus scapularis by Günther in 1872. It belongs to the family Pseudochromidae and subfamily Congrogadinae. It is commonly known as Snakelet and is known Snakelet in South Africa, Snakelet in South Africa, Slangetjie in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   scapularis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1872
Status   Valid
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Family   Pseudochromidae
Congrogadinae Congrogadinae
Genus   Halidesmus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pseudochromidae
Subfamily   Congrogadinae
Genus   Halidesmus
Original Name   Halidesmus        
Taxon Name   scapularis
Original Combination   Halidesmus scapularis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Halidesmus scapularis
OriginalSubGenus   Halidesmus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1872
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrogadinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Elizabeth, South Africa (purchased), southwestern Indian Ocean.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1871.4.21.26-27 (2).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1871 (pt 3)
Page   668
Illustrations   Pl. 67 (fig B)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Halidesmus scapularis
Current Species scapularis
Current Genus Halidesmus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1872
Current Family Pseudochromidae
Current Subfamily
Congrogadinae Congrogadinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Common in intertidal pools and marginal subtidal areas (Ref. 4395).
Depth Range From 0 to 16 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Halidesmus scapularis  Günther 1872. Pseudochromidae: Congrogadinae.
Name History   •Valid as Halidesmus scapularis Günther 1872 -- (Winterbottom 1986:17 [ref. 5727], Winterbottom 1986:729 [ref. 5728], Winterbottom & Randall 1994:753 [ref. 22087], Gill & Zajonz 2003:57 [ref. 26796], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:178 [ref. 28072], Gill & Zajonz 2011:22 [ref. 31637]).

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capensis Halidesmus capensis (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1916)Synonym
coccus Halidesmus coccus Winterbottom [R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1994Valid
polytretus Halidesmus polytretus Winterbottom [R.] 1982Valid
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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