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Leiogaster melanopus
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Leiogaster melanopus


Leiogaster melanopus was originally described as Leiogaster melanopus by Weber in 1913. It belongs to the family Trachichthyidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanopus
AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
AuthorNI   Weber
Qualification   ---
Year   1913
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Trachichthyiformes Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
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Genus   Leiogaster
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
Genus   Leiogaster
Original Name   Leiogaster        
Taxon Name   melanopus
Original Combination   Leiogaster melanopus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leiogaster melanopus
OriginalSubGenus   Leiogaster
Original Author   Weber
Original AuthorWI   Weber [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1913
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Halmahera Sea, 1°10'S, 130°9'E, Siboga station 161, depth 798 meters.
Types   Paralectotypes: FMNH 52454 [CM 712] (1); RMNH 9985 [ex ZMA] (1); ZMA 109297 (1), 110823-25 (3, 4, 11).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:79 [ref. 19236], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:51 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   ZMA 110826
Journal   Fische Siboga Exped.
Page   180
Illustrations   Pl. 9 (fig. 7)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hoplostethus melanopus
Current Species melanopus
Current Genus Hoplostethus
Current AuthorWI Weber [M.]
Current AuthorNI Weber
Current Year 1913
Current Family Trachichthyidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Hoplostethus melanopus  (Weber 1913). Trachichthyidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber 1913) -- (Kotlyar 1986:135 [ref. 6004], Heemstra 1986:412 [ref. 5660], Paxton et al. 1989:367 [ref. 12442], Shimizu in Amaoka et al. 1990:207 [ref. 16024], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:150 [ref. 25472], Kotlyar 1996:156 [ref. 23292], Adam et al. 1998:1 [ref. 23610], Moore & Paxton 1999:2217 [ref. 24787], Nakabo 2000:500 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Moore in Randall & Lim 2000:601 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847] as cf. melanopus, Nakabo 2002:500 [ref. 26001], Kotlyar 2002:476 [ref. 26270], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S100 [ref. 27377], Paxton et al. 2006:770 [ref. 29074], Moore & Dodd 2010:138 [ref. 30876], Larson et al. 2013:72 [ref. 32988], Moore 2016:2192 [ref. 34570], Vinu et al. 2016:[1] [ref. 35335], Fricke et al. 2018:111 [ref. 35805]).

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