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Lepidophanes mediterranea
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Lepidophanes mediterranea

(Borodin 1928)

Lepidophanes mediterranea was originally described as Lampanyctus gaussi mediterranea by Borodin in 1928. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   mediterranea
AuthorWI   Borodin [N. A.]
AuthorNI   Borodin
Qualification   ---
Year   1928
Status   Uncertain
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lepidophanes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lepidophanes
Original Name   Lampanyctus gaussi        
Taxon Name   mediterranea
Original Combination   Lampanyctus gaussi mediterranea
Original Genus   Lampanyctus
Original Genus Species   Lampanyctus gaussi mediterranea
OriginalSubGenus   Lampanyctus
Original Author   Borodin
Original AuthorWI   Borodin [N. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1928
Original Family   Myctophidae
Original SubFamily   Lampanyctinae
Original Level   variety
Variety   var.
Type Locality   Sardinia, Italy, western Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   VMM 131 (now at AMNH)
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SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Lepidophanes gaussi
Current Species   gaussi
Current Genus   Lepidophanes
Current AuthorWI   Brauer [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Brauer
Current Year   1906
Current Family   Myctophidae
Current Subfamily   Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Water   Salt water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Uncertain as Lepidophanes gaussi  (Brauer 1906). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Questionably a synonym of Lepidophanes gaussi  (Brauer 1906) -- (Paxton 1979:14 [ref. 6440]).

Common Names
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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gaussi Lepidophanes gaussi (Brauer [A.] 1906)Valid
guentheri Lepidophanes guentheri (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Valid
indicus Lepidophanes indicus Nafpaktitis [B. G.] & Nafpaktitis [M.] 1969Synonym
melanothorax Lepidophanes melanothorax (Parr [A. E.] 1928)Synonym
photothorax Lepidophanes photothorax (Parr [A. E.] 1928)Synonym
subpectoralis Lepidophanes subpectoralis (Parr [A. E.] 1928)Synonym
supralateralis Lepidophanes supralateralis (Parr [A. E.] 1928)Synonym
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