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Leiognathus equulus

(Forsskål 1775)
  

Leiognathus equulus was originally described as Scomber equulus by Forsskål in 1775. It belongs to the family Leiognathidae and subfamily Leiognathinae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   equulus
AuthorWI   Forsskål [P. S.]
AuthorNI   Forsskål
Qualification   ---
Year   1775
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Subfamily  
Leiognathinae Leiognathinae
Genus   Leiognathus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Subfamily   Leiognathinae
Genus   Leiognathus
Original Name   Scomber        
Taxon Name   equula
Original Combination   Scomber equula
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scomber equula
OriginalSubGenus   Scomber
Original Author   Forsskål
Original AuthorWI   Forsskål [P. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1775
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Leiognathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:64 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ZMUC P48219 (dry skin)
Page   58, xii

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Leiognathus equula
Current Species   equula
Current Genus Leiognathus
Current AuthorWI Forsskål [P. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Forsskål
Current Year   1775
Current Family Leiognathidae
Current Subfamily
Leiognathinae Leiognathinae

Etymology   Forsskål chose the feminine Latin noun equula (meaning filly) for this ponyfish; hence it does not change it's ending when moved to another genus - Phil Heemstra - Coastal Fishes Book 2004
Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 10 to 110 meters.
   

Current Summary   Synonym of Leiognathus equula  (Forsskål 1775). Leiognathidae: Leiognathinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:135 [ref. 29757], Jones 1985:584 [ref. 21842], Yu & Zhou in Kuang et al. 1986:233 [ref. 26639], Allen & Swainston 1988:76 [ref. 25477], Ataur Rahman 1989:335 [ref. 24860], Allen 1991:135 [ref. 21090], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:831 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:111 [ref. 23448], Goren & Dor 1994:35 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:192 [ref. 22896], Rainboth 1996:184 [ref. 22772], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:347 [ref. 27969], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Allen 1997:118 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:76 [ref. 26476], Larson & Williams 1997:359 [ref. 23967], Carpenter et al. 1997:169 [ref. 23922], Kuiter 1997:164 [ref. 25488], Myers 1999:143 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:260 [ref. 24106], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:246 [ref. 24754], Nakabo 2000:811 [ref. 25086], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:344 [ref. 25191], Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:186 [ref. 25703], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:100 [ref. 26368], Kimura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000:221 [ref. 27511], Sakai et al. 2001:97 [ref. 25693], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Woodland et al. 2001:2808 [ref. 26095], Allen et al. 2002:340 [ref. 25930], Nakabo 2002:811 [ref. 26001], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:626 [ref. 27495], Khan 2003:9 [ref. 27710] as equuals, Ataur Rahman 2003:365 [ref. 31338], Ikejima et al. 2004:908 [ref. 27755], Sparks & Dunlap 2004:7 [ref. 27928], Heemstra et al. 2004:3322 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:275 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:239 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Bray 2006:1179 [ref. 29000], Chakrabarty et al. 2008:156 [ref. 32414], Chakrabarty et al. 2009:155 [ref. 30295], Kimura 2009:131 [ref. 30426], Fricke et al. 2009:59 [ref. 30213], Chakrabarty et al. 2010:114 [ref. 31090], Abraham et al. 2011:6 [ref. 31311], Allen & Erdmann 2012:442 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:127 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:127 [ref. 34464], Fricke et al. 2014:84 [ref. 33932], Psomadakis et al. 2015:235 [ref. 34104], Motomura et al. 2017:124 [ref. 35490], Ali et al. 2018:325 [ref. 36183], Golani & Fricke 2018:88 [ref. 36273], Jawad et al. 2018:106 [ref. 36262], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:146 [ref. 36460], Suresh et al. 2018:222 [ref. 36495], Eagderi et al. 2019:76 [ref. 37020]). •Valid as Leiognathus equula (Forsskål 1775) -- (Uyeno & Yabumoto in Masuda et al. 1984:159 [ref. 6441], Smith 1986:621 [ref. 5712], Kottelat 2013:339 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2018:191 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:20 [ref. 36883], Zajonz et al. 2019:76 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:440 [ref. 37272]).

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argentea Leiognathus argentea (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
argenteus Leiognathus argenteus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
asina Leiognathus asina (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
aureus Leiognathus aureus Abe [T.] & Haneda [Y.] 1972Synonym
berbis Leiognathus berbis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Valid
bindoides Leiognathus bindoides (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Valid
bindus Leiognathus bindus (Valenciennes [A.] (ex Russell) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
blochi Leiognathus blochi (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
blochii Leiognathus blochii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
brevirostris Leiognathus brevirostris (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
caballa Leiognathus caballa (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
cara Leiognathus cara (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
dacer Leiognathus dacer (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
daura Leiognathus daura (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
decora Leiognathus decora (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
decorus Leiognathus decorus (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
devisi Leiognathus devisi Whitley [G. P.] 1929Synonym
dussumieri Leiognathus dussumieri (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
edentulus Leiognathus edentulus (Bloch [M. E.] 1795)Synonym
edwardsi Leiognathus edwardsi Evermann [B. W.] & Seale [A.] 1907Valid
elongata Leiognathus elongata Smith [H. M.] & Pope [T. E. B.] 1906Synonym
elongatus Leiognathus elongatus Smith [H. M.] & Pope [T. E. B.] 1906Synonym
elongatus Leiognathus elongatus (Günther [A.] 1874)Synonym
ensifera Leiognathus ensifera (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
equula Leiognathus equula (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
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