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Lepidophanes melanothorax
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Lepidophanes melanothorax

(Parr 1928)

Lepidophanes melanothorax was originally described as Lampanyctus melanothorax by Parr in 1928. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanothorax
AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
AuthorNI   Parr
Qualification   ---
Year   1928
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lepidophanes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae
Genus   Lepidophanes
Original Name   Lampanyctus        
Taxon Name   melanothorax
Original Combination   Lampanyctus melanothorax
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lampanyctus melanothorax
OriginalSubGenus   Lampanyctus
Original Author   Parr
Original AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1928
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lampanyctinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Turks Island Passage, West Indies, 21°30'N, 71°11'W, 8000 feet wire out.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:20-21 [ref. 16741].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   YPM 2260
Page   98
Illustrations   Fig. 14

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lepidophanes guentheri
Current Species guentheri
Current Genus Lepidophanes
Current AuthorWI Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.]
Current AuthorNI Goode & Bean
Current Year 1896
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Lepidophanes guentheri  (Goode & Bean 1896). Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Lepidophanes guentheri (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:190 [ref. 7181], Hulley 1990:448 [ref. 15273]).

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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
mediterranea Lepidophanes mediterranea (Borodin [N. A.] 1928)Uncertain
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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