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Lepidarchus adonis

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Lepidarchus adonis was originally described as Lepidarchus adonis by Roberts in 1966. It belongs to the family Alestidae. It is commonly known as Jellybean tetra and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Jellybean tetra, in USA (contiguous states) as Adonis characin, in USA (contiguous states) as Adonis tetra. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is West Africa.
Species   adonis
AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
AuthorNI   Roberts
Qualification   ---
Year   1966
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Lepidarchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Genus   Lepidarchus
Original Name   Lepidarchus        
Taxon Name   adonis
Original Combination   Lepidarchus adonis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lepidarchus adonis
OriginalSubGenus   Lepidarchus
Original Author   Roberts
Original AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1966
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Small stream east of Mpataba, Ghana, about 5°05'N, 2°35'W.
Types   Paratypes: MRAC 154701-02 (2); CAS-SU 63460-61 (1, 1), 63462 (orig. 20, now 14 + 2 c&s); USNM 202502 [ex CAS-SU 63462] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:29 [ref. 19022].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   CAS-SU 63546
Journal   Stanford Ichthyol. Bull.
Citation   v. 8 (no. 3)
Page   210
Illustrations   Figs. 10-11

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Lepidarchus adonis
Current Species   adonis
Current Genus   Lepidarchus
Current AuthorWI   Roberts [T. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Roberts
Current Year   1966
Current Family   Alestidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   West Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Lepidarchus adonis  Roberts 1966. Alestidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Lepidarchus adonis  Roberts 1966 -- (Paugy 1984:173 [ref. 6183], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:234 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477], Poll & Gosse 1995:139 [ref. 24781], Dankwa et al. 1999:20 [ref. 28023]).

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adonis signifer Lepidarchus adonis signifer Isbrücker [I. J. H.] 1970Uncertain
signifer Lepidarchus signifer Isbrücker [I. J. H.] 1970Uncertain
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