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Labeo brachypoma


Labeo brachypoma was originally described as Labeo brachypoma by Günther in 1868. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Labeoninae. It is commonly known as African carp and is known in Ghana as Agbonmo, in Ghana as African carp, in Ghana as Adzadasu. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is West Africa.
Species   brachypoma
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1868
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Labeoninae Labeoninae
Genus   Labeo
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Labeoninae
Genus   Labeo
Original Name   Labeo        
Taxon Name   brachypoma
Original Combination   Labeo brachypoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Labeo brachypoma
OriginalSubGenus   Labeo
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1868
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Labeoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lagos, Nigeria.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1866.3.8.14-17 (4).
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1866.3.8.13
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 7
Page   50

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Labeo brachypoma
Current Species   brachypoma
Current Genus   Labeo
Current AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1868
Current Family   Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily  
Labeoninae Labeoninae

Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Affinities: close to @L. coubie@ and @L. walkeri@ (possible synonymy but few available data to confirm) also to @L. curriei@.
Distribution West Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Labeo brachypoma  Günther 1868. Cyprinidae: Labeoninae.
Name History   • Valid as Labeo brachypoma  Günther 1868 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:307 [ref. 6186], Reid 1985:162 [ref. 19189], Lévêque in Lévêque et al. 1990:296 [ref. 21589]). • Mention -- (Paugy et al. 1990:338 [ref. 26477]).

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alluaudi Labeo alluaudi Pellegrin [J.] 1933Valid
almorae Labeo almorae Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1912Synonym
alticentralis Labeo alticentralis Tshibwabwa [S. M.] 1997Valid
altivelis Labeo altivelis Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Valid
altivelus Labeo altivelus Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Spelling
angra Labeo angra (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
annectens Labeo annectens Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Valid
ansorgii Labeo ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1907Valid
ariza Labeo ariza (Hamilton [F.] 1807)Synonym
aurovittatus Labeo (Labeo) aurovittatus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
aurovittatus Labeo aurovittatus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878Synonym
baldasseronii Labeo baldasseronii Di Caporiacco [L.] 1948Valid
barbatula Labeo barbatula (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878)Spelling
barbatulus Labeo barbatulus (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1878)Valid
barbatus Labeo barbatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
bata Labeo bata (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
batesii Labeo batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
behri Labeo behri Fowler [H. W.] 1937Synonym
bicolor Labeo bicolor Smith [H. M.] 1931Synonym
boga Labeo boga (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
boggut Labeo boggut (Sykes [W. H.] 1839)Valid
bottegi Labeo bottegi Vinciguerra [D.] 1897Valid
boulengeri Labeo boulengeri Vinciguerra [D.] 1912Valid
brevicauda Labeo brevicauda Holly [M.] 1928Synonym
brichardi Labeo brichardi Poll [M.] 1959Synonym
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