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Holacanthus melanospilos

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Holacanthus melanospilos was originally described as Holacanthus melanospilos by Bleeker in 1857. It belongs to the family Pomacanthidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific: South China Sea to New Caledonia and Vanuatu; Western Australia, Great Barrier Reef (Australia) to Ryukyu Islands.
Species   melanospilos
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1857
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Holacanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Pomacanthidae
Genus   Holacanthus
Original Name   Holacanthus        
Taxon Name   melanospilos
Original Combination   Holacanthus melanospilos
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Holacanthus melanospilos
OriginalSubGenus   Holacanthus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1857
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 5812
Journal   Acta Soc. Sci. Indo-Neerl.
Citation   v. 2
Page   56

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Genicanthus melanospilos
Current Species   melanospilos
Current Genus   Genicanthus
Current AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1857
Current Family   Pomacanthidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water Salt water
   
Distribution Western Pacific: South China Sea to New Caledonia and Vanuatu; Western Australia, Great Barrier Reef (Australia) to Ryukyu Islands.

Current Summary   Synonym of Genicanthus melanospilos  (Bleeker 1857). Pomacanthidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Genicanthus melanospilos  (Bleeker 1857) -- (Allen 1980:250 [ref. 22764], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:188 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:242 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:158 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:234 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:242 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:172 [ref. 23965], Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:624 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:905 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:308 [ref. 25191], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Pyle 2001:3283 [ref. 26118], Nakabo 2002:905 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2002:42 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:631 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:19 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:339 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1307 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2010:140 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:556 [ref. 31980]).

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acanthops Holacanthus acanthops Norman [J. R.] 1922Synonym
aculeatus Holacanthus aculeatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
africanus Holacanthus africanus Cadenat [J.] 1951Valid
albofasciatus Holacanthus albofasciatus Tanaka [S.] 1909Action
alternans Holacanthus alternans Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
alternans meleagris Holacanthus alternans meleagris Alcock [A. W.] 1896Synonym
amiralis Holacanthus amiralis Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
arcuatus Holacanthus arcuatus Gray [J. E.] 1831Synonym
aruset Holacanthus aruset Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
ataja Holacanthus ataja Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Action
bermudensis Holacanthus bermudensis Goode [G. B.] 1876Valid
bicolor oahuensis Holacanthus bicolor oahuensis Borodin [N. A.] 1930Synonym
bishopi Holacanthus bishopi Seale [A.] 1901Synonym
bispinosus Holacanthus bispinosus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
caerulescens Holacanthus caerulescens Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830Synonym
caeruleus Holacanthus caeruleus Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
caudibicolor Holacanthus caudibicolor Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891Synonym
caudovittatus Holacanthus caudovittatus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
chapmani Holacanthus chapmani Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1933Synonym
chrysocephalus Holacanthus chrysocephalus Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
chrysurus Holacanthus chrysurus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
ciliaris Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
ciliaris bermudensis Holacanthus ciliaris bermudensis Goode [G. B.] 1876Valid
clarionensis Holacanthus clarionensis Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Valid
coeruleus Holacanthus coeruleus Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Spelling
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