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Himantolophus melanolophus

Bertelsen & Krefft

Himantolophus melanolophus was originally described as Himantolophus melanolophus by Bertelsen & Krefft in 1988. It belongs to the family Himantolophidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanolophus
AuthorWI   Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.]
AuthorNI   Bertelsen & Krefft
Qualification   ---
Year   1988
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Himantolophidae
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Genus   Himantolophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Himantolophidae
Genus   Himantolophus
Original Name   Himantolophus        
Taxon Name   melanolophus
Original Combination   Himantolophus melanolophus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Himantolophus melanolophus
OriginalSubGenus   Himantolophus
Original Author   Bertelsen & Krefft
Original AuthorWI   Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1988
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Southwest of Cape Verde Islands, 9°30.5'N, 29°35'W, depth 0 to 350 meters.
Types   Paratypes: UF 40805 (1), USNM 235918 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ISH 1212-1974
Journal   Steenstrupia
Citation   v. 14 (no. 2)
Page   52
Illustrations   Fig. 18

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Himantolophus melanolophus
Current Species melanolophus
Current Genus Himantolophus
Current AuthorWI Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.]
Current AuthorNI Bertelsen & Krefft
Current Year 1988
Current Family Himantolophidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Himantolophus melanolophus  Bertelsen & Krefft 1988. Himantolophidae.
Name History   •Valid as Himantolophus melanolophus Bertelsen & Krefft 1988 -- (McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:857 [ref. 23897], Pietsch 2003:1061 [ref. 27014], Shao et al. 2008:244 [ref. 29952], Pietsch 2009:341 [ref. 30766], Pietsch 2016:2063 [ref. 34597], Ho & Shao 2019:16 [ref. 37146]).

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albinares Himantolophus albinares Maul [G. E.] 1961Valid
appelii Himantolophus appelii (Clarke [F. E.] 1878)Valid
azurlucens Himantolophus azurlucens Beebe [W.] & Crane [J.] 1947Valid
borealis Himantolophus borealis Kharin [V. E.] 1984Valid
brevirostris Himantolophus brevirostris (Regan [C. T.] 1925)Valid
compressus Himantolophus compressus (Osório [B.] 1909)Valid
cornifer Himantolophus cornifer Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
crinitus Himantolophus crinitus Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
danae Himantolophus danae Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Valid
globosus Himantolophus globosus (Tanaka [S.] 1918)Synonym
groenlandicus Himantolophus groenlandicus Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837Valid
litoceras Himantolophus litoceras Stewart [A. L.] & Pietsch [T. W.] 2010Valid
macroceras Himantolophus macroceras Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
macroceratoides Himantolophus macroceratoides Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
mauli Himantolophus mauli Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
multifurcatus Himantolophus multifurcatus Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
nigricornis Himantolophus nigricornis Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
paucifilosus Himantolophus paucifilosus Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
pseudalbinares Himantolophus pseudalbinares Bertelsen [E.] & Krefft [G.] 1988Valid
ranoides Himantolophus ranoides Barbour [T.] 1942Synonym
reinhardti Himantolophus reinhardti Lütken [C. F.] 1878Synonym
rostratus Himantolophus rostratus (Regan [C. T.] 1925)Valid
stewarti Himantolophus stewarti Pietsch [T. W.] & Kenaley [C. P.] 2011Valid
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