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Holocanthus melanothos

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Holocanthus melanothos was originally described as Holocanthus melanothos by Gronow in 1854. It belongs to the family Tetraodontidae and subfamily Tetraodontinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanothos
AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
AuthorNI   Gronow
Qualification   in Gray
Year   1854
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Subfamily  
Tetraodontinae Tetraodontinae
Genus   Holocanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Subfamily   Tetraodontinae
Genus   Holocanthus
Original Name   Holocanthus        
Taxon Name   melanothos
Original Combination   Holocanthus melanothos
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Holocanthus melanothos
OriginalSubGenus   Holocanthus
Original Author   Gronow
Original AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
Original Qualification   in Gray
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Tetraodontinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   American Ocean, Carolinas, U.S.A.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.175 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:246 [ref. 13434] but as holotype.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fish Gronow
Page   24

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Lagocephalus laevigatus
Current Species   laevigatus
Current Genus Lagocephalus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1766
Current Family Tetraodontidae
Current Subfamily
Tetraodontinae Tetraodontinae

       
Water Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Lagocephalus laevigatus  (Linnaeus 1766). Tetraodontidae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Lagocephalus laevigatus  (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Wheeler 1958:246 [ref. 13434], Ebert 2001:92 [ref. 25494]).

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africanus Holocanthus africanus (Cadenat [J.] 1951)Synonym
areolatus Holocanthus areolatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
balistaeformis Holocanthus balistaeformis Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Action
echinatus Holocanthus echinatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Action
leionothos Holocanthus leionothos Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Uncertain
lunatus Holocanthus lunatus Blosser [C. B.] 1909Synonym
parrae Holocanthus parrae Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
pilosus Holocanthus pilosus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
scabriusculus Holocanthus scabriusculus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Action
solaris Holocanthus solaris Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Action
variolosus Holocanthus variolosus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Action
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