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Hephaestus epirrhinos

Vari & Hutchins

Hephaestus epirrhinos was originally described as Hephaestus epirrhinos by Vari & Hutchins in 1978. It belongs to the family Terapontidae. It is commonly known as Long-nose sooty grunter and is known Longnose sooty grunter in Australia, Long-nose sooty grunter in Australia. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   epirrhinos
AuthorWI   Vari [R. P.] & Hutchins [J. B.]
AuthorNI   Vari & Hutchins
Qualification   ---
Year   1978
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Terapontidae
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Genus   Hephaestus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Terapontidae
Genus   Hephaestus
Original Name   Hephaestus        
Taxon Name   epirrhinos
Original Combination   Hephaestus epirrhinos
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hephaestus epirrhinos
OriginalSubGenus   Hephaestus
Original Author   Vari & Hutchins
Original AuthorWI   Vari [R. P.] & Hutchins [J. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1978
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Drysdale River, 15°01'S, 126°54'E, Western Australia.
Types   Paratypes: AMNH 36418 (2); WAM P.25403-002 (1), P.25404-003 (4), P.25407-003 (1), P.25410-001 (3), P.25421-001 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:22 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:23 [ref. 30117].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   WAM P.25724-001
Journal   Am. Mus. Novit.
Citation   No. 2654
Page   4
Illustrations   Figs. 6, 9a

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hephaestus epirrhinos
Current Species epirrhinos
Current Genus Hephaestus
Current AuthorWI Vari [R. P.] & Hutchins [J. B.]
Current AuthorNI Vari & Hutchins
Current Year 1978
Current Family Terapontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits larger streams, occurring in rocky pools. Feeds on crustaceans, insects and small fishes.

Current Summary   Valid as Hephaestus epirrhinos  Vari & Hutchins 1978. Terapontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hephaestus epirrhinos Vari & Hutchins 1978 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:533 [ref. 12442], Allen & Pusey 1999:157 [ref. 24291], Unmack 2001:1063 [ref. 25797], Hutchins 2001:31 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2002:221 [ref. 25930], Allen et al. 2006:1334 [ref. 29004], Morgan et al. 2011:16 [ref. 31262], Davis et al. 2012:1173 [ref. 32013]).

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Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
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adamsoni Hephaestus adamsoni (Trewavas [E.] 1940)Valid
alligatoris Hephaestus alligatoris (Rendahl [H.] 1922)Synonym
bancrofti Hephaestus bancrofti (Ogilby [J. D.] & McCulloch [A. R.] 1916)Synonym
brevipinnis Hephaestus brevipinnis (Mees [G. F.] 1971)Synonym
carbo Hephaestus carbo (Ogilby [J. D.] & McCulloch [A. R.] 1916)Valid
fuliginosus Hephaestus fuliginosus (Macleay [W.] 1883)Valid
habbemai Hephaestus habbemai (Weber [M.] 1910)Valid
jamesonoides Hephaestus jamesonoides (Nichols [J. T.] 1949)Synonym
jenkinsi Hephaestus jenkinsi (Whitley [G. P.] 1945)Valid
komaensis Hephaestus komaensis Allen [G. R.] & Jebb [M.] 1993Valid
lineatus Hephaestus lineatus Allen [G. R.] 1984Valid
obtusifrons Hephaestus obtusifrons (Mees [G. F.] & Kailola [P. J.] 1977)Valid
raymondi Hephaestus raymondi (Mees [G. F.] & Kailola [P. J.] 1977)Valid
roemeri Hephaestus roemeri (Weber [M.] 1910)Valid
suavis Hephaestus suavis (Whitley [G. P.] 1948)Synonym
transmontanus Hephaestus transmontanus (Mees [G. F.] & Kailola [P. J.] 1977)Valid
trimaculatus Hephaestus trimaculatus (Macleay [W.] 1883)Valid
tulliensis Hephaestus tulliensis De Vis [C. W.] 1884Valid
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