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Lepisosteus megalops

(Fowler 1911)

Lepisosteus megalops was originally described as Cylindrosteus megalops by Fowler in 1911. It belongs to the family Lepisosteidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1911
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lepisosteiformes Lepisosteiformes
Family   Lepisosteidae
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Genus   Lepisosteus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lepisosteiformes
Family   Lepisosteidae
Genus   Lepisosteus
Original Name   Cylindrosteus        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Cylindrosteus megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cylindrosteus megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Cylindrosteus
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1911
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bayport, Florida, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:119 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ANSP 25371
Page   609
Illustrations   Pl. 38 (figs. 15-16)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lepisosteus platyrhincus
Current Species   platyrhincus
Current Genus Lepisosteus
Current AuthorWI DeKay [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI   DeKay
Current Year   1842
Current Family Lepisosteidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Lepisosteus platyrhincus  DeKay 1842. Lepisosteidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Lepisosteus platyrhincus DeKay 1842 -- (Wiley 1976:60 [ref. 7091], Grande 2010:218 [ref. 31167]).

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albus Lepisosteus albus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
ayresii Lepisosteus ayresii Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
bartonii Lepisosteus bartonii (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870)Synonym
berlandieri Lepisosteus (Atractosteus) berlandieri Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
berlandieri Lepisosteus berlandieri Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
bison Lepisosteus bison DeKay [J. E.] 1842Synonym
castelnaudii Lepisosteus castelnaudii (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870)Synonym
cepedianus Lepisosteus cepedianus (Shaw [G.] 1804)Synonym
clintonii Lepisosteus clintonii Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
copei Lepisosteus copei (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870)Synonym
crassus Lepisosteus crassus Cope [E. D.] 1865Synonym
ferox Lepisosteus ferox Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
gavial Lepisosteus gavial Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
gavialis Lepisosteus gavialis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
gracilis Lepisosteus gracilis Richardson [J.] (ex Agassiz) 1837Synonym
harlani Lepisosteus harlani Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
horatii Lepisosteus horatii Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
huronensis Lepisosteus huronensis Richardson [J.] 1837Synonym
lamarii Lepisosteus lamarii (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870)Synonym
latirostris Lepisosteus (Cylindrosteus) latirostris Girard [C. F.] 1858In family
latirostris Lepisosteus latirostris Girard [C. F.] 1858In family
lesueurii Lepisosteus lesueurii (Duméril [A. H. A.] (ex Valenciennes) 1870)Synonym
lineatus Lepisosteus lineatus Thompson [Z.] 1842Synonym
longirostris Lepisosteus longirostris Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
louisianensis Lepisosteus louisianensis Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
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