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Herpetoichthys regius
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Herpetoichthys regius

(Richardson 1848)

Herpetoichthys regius was originally described as Ophisurus regius by Richardson in 1848. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   regius
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   (ex Shaw)
Year   1848
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Herpetoichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Herpetoichthys
Original Name   Ophisurus        
Taxon Name   regius
Original Combination   Ophisurus regius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophisurus regius
OriginalSubGenus   Ophisurus
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   (ex Shaw)
Original Year   1848
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   St. Helena Island, South Atlantic.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1985.2.19.5
Journal   Ichthy. Erebus & Terror
Citation   v. 2 (2)
Page   106

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Herpetoichthys regius
Current Species regius
Current Genus Herpetoichthys
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI Richardson
Current Year 1848
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Herpetoichthys regius  (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophichthus regius (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Leiby 1990:190 [ref. 13652], Trunov 2006:471 [ref. 28786]). •Valid as Herpetoichthys regius (Richardson 1848) -- (Edwards & Glass 1987:627 [ref. 9166], McCosker et al. 1989:365 [ref. 13288], Wirtz et al. 2014:[3] 785 [ref. 33516], McCosker 2016:1662 [ref. 34558], Brown et al. 2019:157 [ref. 36444]).

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calabaricus Herpetoichthys calabaricus (Smith [J. A.] 1865)Synonym
callisoma Herpetoichthys callisoma Abbott [C. C.] 1860Synonym
fossatus Herpetoichthys fossatus (Myers [G. S.] & Wade [C. B.] 1941)Valid
ornatissimus Herpetoichthys ornatissimus Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
sulcatus Herpetoichthys sulcatus Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
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