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Ichthyapus acuticeps

(Barnard 1923)

Ichthyapus acuticeps was originally described as Sphagebranchus acuticeps by Barnard in 1923. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Sharpnose sand-eel and is known Skerpneus-sandpaling in South Africa, Sharpnose sand-eel in Sodwana, Skerpneus-sandpaling in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
AuthorNI   Barnard
Qualification   ---
Year   1923
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Ichthyapus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Ichthyapus
Original Name   Sphagebranchus        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Sphagebranchus acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphagebranchus acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Sphagebranchus
Original Author   Barnard
Original AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1923
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off mouth of Tugela River, northwest 20 miles, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 37 fathoms [68 meters].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   SAM 12791 (poor condition)
Page   444

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ichthyapus acuticeps
Current Species acuticeps
Current Genus Ichthyapus
Current AuthorWI Barnard [K. H.]
Current AuthorNI Barnard
Current Year 1923
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Ichthyapus acuticeps  (Barnard 1923). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ichthyapus acuticeps (Barnard 1923) -- (McCosker 1977:68 [ref. 6836], McCosker & Castle 1986:179 [ref. 5690], McCosker 2004:172 [ref. 27619], Eagderi et al. 2019:18 [ref. 37020]).

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acutirostris Ichthyapus acutirostris Brisout de Barneville [C. N. F.] 1847Valid
conklini Ichthyapus conklini (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1916)Synonym
insularis Ichthyapus insularis McCosker [J. E.] 2004Valid
omanensis Ichthyapus omanensis (Norman [J. R.] 1939)Synonym
ophioneus Ichthyapus ophioneus (Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900)Valid
platyrhyncha Ichthyapus platyrhyncha (Gosline [W. A.] 1951)Synonym
platyrhynchus Ichthyapus platyrhynchus (Gosline [W. A.] 1951)Valid
selachops Ichthyapus selachops (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
vulturis Ichthyapus vulturis (Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916)Valid
vulturus Ichthyapus vulturus (Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916)Synonym
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