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Hoplunnis megista

Smith & Kanazawa

Hoplunnis megista was originally described as Hoplunnis megista by Smith & Kanazawa in 1989. It belongs to the family Nettastomatidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megista
AuthorWI   Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.]
AuthorNI   Smith & Kanazawa
Qualification   in Smith
Year   1989
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
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Genus   Hoplunnis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
Genus   Hoplunnis
Original Name   Hoplunnis        
Taxon Name   megista
Original Combination   Hoplunnis megista
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hoplunnis megista
OriginalSubGenus   Hoplunnis
Original Author   Smith & Kanazawa
Original AuthorWI   Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.]
Original Qualification   in Smith
Original Year   1989
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Cristobal, (Atlantic) Panama, 9°03'N, 81°22'W, Oregon station 3598, depth 366-403 meters.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 126447 (1), 138773 (1), 147554 (1); USNM 193598 (3), 220039 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:27 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 193613
Journal   Mem. Sears Found. Mar. Res.
Citation   Mem. 1 (pt 9)
Page   579, 614-616

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hoplunnis megista
Current Species megista
Current Genus Hoplunnis
Current AuthorWI Smith [D. G.] & Kanazawa [R. H.]
Current AuthorNI Smith & Kanazawa
Current Year 1989
Current Family Nettastomatidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Hoplunnis megista  Smith & Kanazawa 1989. Nettastomatidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hoplunnis megista Smith & Kanazawa 1898 -- (Smith 2003:754 [ref. 26989]).

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africanus Hoplunnis africanus Regan [C. T.] 1915In family
diomediana Hoplunnis diomediana Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
diomedianus Hoplunnis diomedianus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
macrura Hoplunnis macrura Ginsburg [I.] 1951Valid
macrurus Hoplunnis macrurus Ginsburg [I.] 1951Synonym
pacifica Hoplunnis pacifica Lane [E. D.] & Stewart [K. W.] 1968Valid
punctata Hoplunnis punctata Regan [C. T.] 1915Valid
punctatus Hoplunnis punctatus Regan [C. T.] 1915Synonym
schmidti Hoplunnis schmidti Kaup [J. J.] 1859Valid
sicarius Hoplunnis sicarius (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
similis Hoplunnis similis Smith [D. G.] 1989Valid
tenuis Hoplunnis tenuis Ginsburg [I.] 1951Valid
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