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Hoplostethus melanopterus


Hoplostethus melanopterus was originally described as Hoplostethus melanopterus by Fowler in 1938. It belongs to the family Trachichthyidae. It is commonly known as ---. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Trachichthyiformes Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
--- ---
Genus   Hoplostethus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
Genus   Hoplostethus
Original Name   Hoplostethus        
Taxon Name   melanopterus
Original Combination   Hoplostethus melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hoplostethus melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Hoplostethus
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Tayabas Light, Marinduque Island and vicinity, Philippines, 13°40'N, 121°31'10"E, Albatross station D.5373, depth 338 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: CAS-SU 140192 [ex USNM 93330] (2), CAS-SU 40191 [ex USNM 93336] (1), 40192 (2); USNM 93325-43 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 2, 4, 5, 5, 4, 0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, now 6, 5), 99030 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:63 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 93329
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 85 (no. 3032)
Page   36
Illustrations   Fig. 9

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hoplostethus melanopterus
Current Species melanopterus
Current Genus Hoplostethus
Current AuthorWI Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI Fowler
Current Year 1938
Current Family Trachichthyidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 600 to 1500 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Hoplostethus melanopterus  Fowler 1938. Trachichthyidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hoplostethus melanopterus Fowler 1938 -- (Kotlyar 1986:135 [ref. 6004], Heemstra 1986:412 [ref. 5660], Kotlyar 1996:167 [ref. 23292], Moore & Paxton 1999:2217 [ref. 24787], Paxton & Moore in Randall & Lim 2000:601 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2005:422 [ref. 28370], Moore & Dodd 2010:138 [ref. 30876], Larson et al. 2013:72 [ref. 32988]).

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abramovi Hoplostethus abramovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
atlanticus Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett [R.] 1889Valid
cadenati Hoplostethus cadenati Quéro [J.-C.] 1974Valid
confinis Hoplostethus confinis Kotlyar [A. N.] 1980Valid
cornutus Hoplostethus cornutus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
crassispinus Hoplostethus crassispinus Kotlyar [A. N.] 1980Valid
druzhinini Hoplostethus druzhinini Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
elongatus Hoplostethus elongatus (Günther [A.] 1859)Synonym
fedorovi Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
fragilis Hoplostethus fragilis (de Buen [F.] 1959)Valid
gigas Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch [A. R.] 1914Valid
gilchristi Hoplostethus gilchristi Smith [J. L. B.] 1935Synonym
grandperrini Hoplostethus grandperrini Roberts [C. D.] & Gomon [M. F.] 2012Valid
intermedius Hoplostethus intermedius (Hector [J.] 1875)Synonym
islandicum Hoplostethus islandicum Kotthaus [A.] 1952Synonym
islandicus Hoplostethus islandicus Kotthaus [A.] 1952Synonym
japonicus Hoplostethus japonicus Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1879Valid
latus Hoplostethus latus McCulloch [A. R.] 1914Valid
marisrubri Hoplostethus marisrubri Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
mediterraneus Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Valid
mediterraneus latus Hoplostethus mediterraneus latus McCulloch [A. R.] 1914Synonym
mediterraneus mediterraneus Hoplostethus mediterraneus mediterraneus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
mediterraneus sonodae Hoplostethus mediterraneus sonodae Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Synonym
mediterraneus trunovi Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Synonym
melanopeza Hoplostethus melanopeza Roberts [C. D.] & Gomon [M. F.] 2012Valid
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