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Ichthyapus platyrhyncha

(Gosline 1951)

Ichthyapus platyrhyncha was originally described as Caecula (Sphagebranchus) platyrhyncha by Gosline in 1951. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Hawaiian Islands.
Species   platyrhyncha
AuthorWI   Gosline [W. A.]
AuthorNI   Gosline
Qualification   ---
Year   1951
Status   Spelling
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Ichthyapus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Ichthyapus
Original Name   Caecula (Sphagebranchus)        
Taxon Name   platyrhyncha
Original Combination   Caecula (Sphagebranchus) platyrhyncha
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Caecula (Sphagebranchus) platyrhyncha
OriginalSubGenus   Caecula
Original Author   Gosline
Original AuthorWI   Gosline [W. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1951
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Between Laie and Kaneohe, Hauula Park, north shore of Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 152543
Page   312
Illustrations   Figs. 1, 14 (b, d)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ichthyapus platyrhynchus
Current Species   platyrhynchus
Current Genus Ichthyapus
Current AuthorWI Gosline [W. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Gosline
Current Year   1951
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Hawaiian Islands.

Current Summary   Synonym [Spelling] of Ichthyapus platyrhynchus  (Gosline 1951). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Ichthyapus vulturis  (Weber & de Beaufort 1916) -- (McCosker 1977:68 [ref. 6836]). • Valid as Ichthyapus platyrhynchus  (Gosline 1951) -- (McCosker & Randall 2005:7 [ref. 28054], Mundy 2005:132 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:66 [ref. 30952]).

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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
omanensis Ichthyapus omanensis (Norman [J. R.] 1939)Synonym
ophioneus Ichthyapus ophioneus (Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900)Valid
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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