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Lampanyctus achirus


Lampanyctus achirus was originally described as Lampanyctus achirus by Andriashev in 1962. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern circumglobal.
Species   achirus
AuthorWI   Andriashev [A. P.]
AuthorNI   Andriashev
Qualification   ---
Year   1962
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lampanyctus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lampanyctus
Original Name   Lampanyctus        
Taxon Name   achirus
Original Combination   Lampanyctus achirus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lampanyctus achirus
OriginalSubGenus   Lampanyctus
Original Author   Andriashev
Original AuthorWI   Andriashev [A. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1962
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lampanyctinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pacific Antarctica, 64°36'S, 108°52'W, 1000 meters of wire out.
Types   Paratypes: CAS 15646 (1), ZIN 36635-37 (1, 7, 3).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZIN 36111 (124 mm)
Journal   Acad. Sci. USSR Explor. Fauna Seas
Citation   v. 1 (no. 9)
Page   256
Illustrations   Fig. 27

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nannobrachium achirus
Current Species   achirus
Current Genus Nannobrachium
Current AuthorWI Andriashev [A. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Andriashev
Current Year   1962
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Habitat bathypelagic        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Oceanic and bathypelagic (Ref. 4479). Usually found below 500 m at night but shallower in upwelling regions. Sexually mature from about 13.3 cm (Ref. 4479).
Distribution Southern circumglobal.

Current Summary   Synonym of Nannobrachium achirus  (Andriashev 1962). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Valid as Lampanyctus achirus  Andriashev 1962 -- (Paxton 1979:14 [ref. 6440], Hulley 1986:306 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:263 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:37 [ref. 14125], Hulley 1990:435 [ref. 15273], Hulley 1990:162 [ref. 21685], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1320 [ref. 22830], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847]). • Valid as Nannobrachium achirus  (Andriashev 1962) -- (Zahuranec 2000:37 [ref. 24618], Duhamel et al. 2005:216 [ref. 32059], Paxton et al. 2006:527 [ref. 28994], Paxton & Bray 2008:290 [ref. 30633]).

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acanthurus Lampanyctus acanthurus Wisner [R. L.] 1974Valid
alatus Lampanyctus alatus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
alatus alatus Lampanyctus alatus alatus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
alatus australis Lampanyctus alatus australis Tåning [A. V.] 1932Valid
alatus punctatissimus Lampanyctus alatus punctatissimus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
argenteus Lampanyctus argenteus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1904)Synonym
ater Lampanyctus ater Tåning [A. V.] 1928Synonym
australis Lampanyctus australis Tåning [A. V.] 1932Valid
basili Lampanyctus basili Kotthaus [A.] 1972Synonym
basili Lampanyctus basili Wisner [R. L.] 1974Synonym
bensoni Lampanyctus bensoni (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Valid
beringensis Lampanyctus beringensis Schmidt [P. J.] 1933Synonym
bonapartii Lampanyctus bonapartii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850)Not available
boschmai Lampanyctus boschmai (Hubbs [C. L.] & Wisner [R. L.] 1964)Synonym
caudospinosus Lampanyctus caudospinosus (Johnson [J. Y.] 1863)Synonym
conspicua Lampanyctus conspicua (Whitley [G. P.] 1936)Synonym
crocodilus Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso [A.] 1810)Valid
cuprarius Lampanyctus cuprarius Tåning [A. V.] 1928Synonym
dofleini Lampanyctus dofleini (Zugmayer [E.] 1911)Synonym
elongatus Lampanyctus elongatus (Costa [O. G.] 1844)Synonym
fernae Lampanyctus fernae Wisner [R. L.] 1971Synonym
festivus Lampanyctus festivus Tåning [A. V.] 1928Valid
fraserbrunneri Lampanyctus fraserbrunneri Bolin [R. L.] 1946Synonym
fraseri Lampanyctus fraseri Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1931Synonym
freta Lampanyctus freta (Whitley [G. P.] 1936)Synonym
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