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Ichthyophis vittatus


Ichthyophis vittatus was originally described as Ichthyophis vittatus by Richardson in 1845. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Uropterygiinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific and western and eastern Atlantic.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1845
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Uropterygiinae Uropterygiinae
Genus   Ichthyophis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Uropterygiinae
Genus   Ichthyophis
Original Name   Ichthyophis        
Taxon Name   vittatus
Original Combination   Ichthyophis vittatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ichthyophis vittatus
OriginalSubGenus   Ichthyophis
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1845
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Uropterygiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Locality uncertain, brought from China.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:165 [ref. 26380].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1855.10.16.280 (dry)
Journal   Ichthy. Voyage Sulphur 2
Page   no page number
Illustrations   Pl. 53 (figs. 7-9)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Channomuraena vittata
Current Species   vittata
Current Genus Channomuraena
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1845
Current Family Muraenidae
Current Subfamily
Uropterygiinae Uropterygiinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Indo-West Pacific and western and eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Channomuraena vittata  (Richardson 1845). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Channomuraena vittata  (Richardson 1845) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:52 [ref. 23100], Böhlke et al. 1989:122 [ref. 13286], Smith 1989:904 [ref. 13285], Smith & Böhlke 1990:137 [ref. 19379], Garzón-Ferreira & Acero P. 1990:138 [ref. 19560], Cervigón 1991:46 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:366 [ref. 23827], Saldanha & Quéro 1994:311 [ref. 21529], Andreata & Séret 1996:581 [ref. 16204] dated 1844, Myers 1999:51 [ref. 23965], Böhlke et al. 1999:1656 [ref. 24692], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:132 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:68 [ref. 25466], Böhlke & Smith 2002:165 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Böhlke & Smith 2003:705 [ref. 26990], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:33 [ref. 27192], Myers & Donaldson 2003:611 [ref. 27495] dated 1844, Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:114 [ref. 28379], Loh et al. 2008:138 [ref. 29930], Wirtz et al. 2007:24 [ref. 30263], Allen & Erdmann 2012:72 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:117 [ref. 32972], Wirtz et al. 2014:2 [ref. 33516]).

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pantherinus Ichthyophis pantherinus Lesson [R. P.] 1831Uncertain
tigrinus Ichthyophis tigrinus Lesson [R. P.] 1828Synonym
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