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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 in South Africa as Skerpneus-sandpaling, in Sodwana as Sharpnose sand-eel, in Sodwana as Skerpneus-sandpaling. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
AuthorNI   Barnard
Qualification   ---
Year   1923
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily  
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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   demersal        
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa.

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]).

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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)Spelling
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)Spelling
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