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Hyperlophus vittatus

(Castelnau 1875)

Hyperlophus vittatus was originally described as Meletta vittatus by Castelnau in 1875. It belongs to the family Clupeidae and subfamily Pellonulinae. It is commonly known as Sandy sprat and is known in Australia as Sandy sprat, in United Kingdom as Sandy sprat. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Australia.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1875
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae
Genus   Hyperlophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Subfamily   Pellonulinae
Genus   Hyperlophus
Original Name   Meletta        
Taxon Name   vittata
Original Combination   Meletta vittata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Meletta vittata
OriginalSubGenus   Meletta
Original Author   Castelnau
Original AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1875
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pellonulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Richmond River, Melbourne, Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1940:284 [ref. 293] but wrong citation, Whitehead & Bauchot 1985:20 [ref. 9739].
Primary Code   ---
Page   46

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Hyperlophus vittatus
Current Species   vittatus
Current Genus   Hyperlophus
Current AuthorWI   Ogilby [J. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Ogilby
Current Year   1875
Current Family   Clupeidae
Current Subfamily  
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae

Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range   From 10 to 13 meters.
Distribution   Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Hyperlophus vittatus  (Castelnau 1875). Clupeidae.
Name History   • Valid as Hyperlophus vittatus  (Castelnau 1875) -- (Whitehead 1985:188 [ref. 5141], Paxton et al. 1989:154 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:35 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:222 [ref. 22532], Johnson 1999:722 [ref. 25471], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:329 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:190 [ref. 30616]).

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copii Hyperlophus copii Ogilby [J. D.] 1897Synonym
sprattellides Hyperlophus sprattellides (Ogilby [J. D.] 1892)Synonym
translucidus Hyperlophus translucidus McCulloch [A. R.] 1917Valid
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