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Ichthyapus omanensis

(Norman 1939)

Ichthyapus omanensis was originally described as Sphagebranchus omanensis by Norman in 1939. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Oman snake eel. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Gulf of Oman.
Species   omanensis
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1939
Status   Synonym
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   omanensis
Original Combination   Sphagebranchus omanensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphagebranchus omanensis
OriginalSubGenus   Sphagebranchus
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1939
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gulf of Oman, station 72, depth 73 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1939.5.24.650
Page   43
Illustrations   Fig. 16

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Yirrkala omanensis
Current Species   omanensis
Current Genus Yirrkala
Current AuthorWI Norman [J. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Norman
Current Year   1939
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 73 meters.
Distribution Gulf of Oman.

Current Summary   Synonym of Yirrkala omanensis  (Norman 1939). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   • Valid as Ichthyapus omanensis  (Norman 1939) -- (McCosker 1977:68 [ref. 6836] as incertae sedis, Randall 1995:61 [ref. 22896], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S95 [ref. 27377]). • Valid as Yirrkala omanensis  (Norman 1939) -- (McCosker 2011:47 [ref. 31260]).

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acuticeps Ichthyapus acuticeps (Barnard [K. H.] 1923)Valid
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
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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