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Hippocampus villosus


Hippocampus villosus was originally described as Hippocampus villosus by Günther in 1880. It belongs to the family Syngnathidae and subfamily Hippocampinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil.
Species   villosus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1880
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Hippocampinae Hippocampinae
Genus   Hippocampus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Hippocampinae
Genus   Hippocampus
Original Name   Hippocampus        
Taxon Name   villosus
Original Combination   Hippocampus villosus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hippocampus villosus
OriginalSubGenus   Hippocampus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1880
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hippocampinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Bahia, Brazil, depth 7-20 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1879.5.14.464
Journal   Rept. Challenger Shore Fishes
Citation   v. 1 (pt 6)
Page   8
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. D)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hippocampus erectus
Current Species   erectus
Current Genus Hippocampus
Current AuthorWI Perry [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Perry
Current Year   1810
Current Family Syngnathidae
Current Subfamily
Hippocampinae Hippocampinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil.

Current Summary   Synonym of Hippocampus erectus  Perry 1810. Syngnathidae: Hippocampinae.
Name History   • Valid as Hippocampus villosus  Günther 1880 -- (Kuiter 2009:82 [ref. 30404]). • Synonym of Hippocampus erectus  Perry 1810 -- (Lourie et al. 1999:91 [ref. 23993], Silveira et. al. 2014:320 [ref. 33493]).

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abdominalis Hippocampus abdominalis Lesson [R. P.] 1827Valid
agnesae Hippocampus agnesae Fowler [H. W.] 1907Synonym
aimei Hippocampus aimei Roule [L.] 1916Synonym
alatus Hippocampus alatus Kuiter [R. H.] 2001Valid
algiricus Hippocampus algiricus Kaup [J. J.] 1856Valid
angustus Hippocampus angustus Günther [A.] 1870Valid
antiquorum Hippocampus antiquorum Leach [W. E.] in Leach & Nodder 1814Synonym
antiquus Hippocampus antiquus Risso [A.] 1827Not available
arnei Hippocampus arnei Roule [L.] 1916Valid
aterrimus Hippocampus aterrimus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
atrichus Hippocampus atrichus De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835Not available
barbouri Hippocampus barbouri Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1908Valid
bargibanti Hippocampus bargibanti Whitley [G. P.] 1970Valid
bicuspis Hippocampus bicuspis Kaup [J. J.] 1856Valid
biocellatus Hippocampus biocellatus Kuiter [R. H.] 2001Valid
bleekeri Hippocampus bleekeri Fowler [H. W.] 1907Synonym
borboniensis Hippocampus borboniensis Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Valid
brachyrhynchus Hippocampus brachyrhynchus Duncker [G.] 1914Uncertain
breviceps Hippocampus breviceps Peters [W. C. H.] 1869Valid
brevirostris Hippocampus brevirostris Schinz [H. R.] 1822Synonym
brunneus Hippocampus brunneus Bean [T. H.] 1906Synonym
camelopardalis Hippocampus camelopardalis Bianconi [G. G.] 1854Valid
capensis Hippocampus capensis Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Valid
casscsio Hippocampus casscsio Zhang [Y.-H.], Qin [G.], Wang [X.] & Lin [Q.] 2016Valid
chinensis Hippocampus chinensis Basilewsky [S.] 1855Valid
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