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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 and its distribution is Philippines.
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 ---

Original QualificationSS ---

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 bathypelagic        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 600 to 1500 meters.
Distribution Philippines.

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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melanopus Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber [M.] 1913)Valid
mento Hoplostethus mento (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
metallicus Hoplostethus metallicus Fowler [H. W.] 1938Valid
mikhailini Hoplostethus mikhailini Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
nanus Hoplostethus nanus (Parr [A. E.] 1933)Synonym
natalensis Hoplostethus (Hoplostethus) natalensis Kotlyar [A. N.] 1978Synonym
natalensis Hoplostethus natalensis Kotlyar [A. N.] 1978Synonym
occidentalis Hoplostethus occidentalis Woods [L. P.] in Woods & Sonoda 1973Valid
pacificus Hoplostethus pacificus Garman [S.] 1899Valid
pretiosus Hoplostethus pretiosus (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Not available
ravurictus Hoplostethus ravurictus Gomon [M. F.] 2008Valid
rifti Hoplostethus rifti Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Valid
robustispinus Hoplostethus robustispinus Moore [J. A.] & Dodd [K. A.] 2010Valid
rubellopterus Hoplostethus rubellopterus Kotlyar [A. N.] 1980Valid
shubnikovi Hoplostethus shubnikovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1980Valid
sonodae Hoplostethus sonodae Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Synonym
spinulosus Hoplostethus spinulosus (Roule [L.] 1916)Synonym
tenebricus Hoplostethus tenebricus Kotlyar [A. N.] 1980Valid
trunovi Hoplostethus trunovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1986Synonym
vniro Hoplostethus vniro Kotlyar [A. N.] 1995Valid
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