View Mode
Leptocephalus acuticeps
View All Pictures


Leptocephalus acuticeps


Leptocephalus acuticeps was originally described as Leptocephalus acuticeps by Regan in 1916. It belongs to the family Nemichthyidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern Hemisphere, except eastern Pacific.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1916
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nemichthyidae
--- ---
Genus   Avocettina
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nemichthyidae
Genus   Avocettina
Original Name   Leptocephalus        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Leptocephalus acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptocephalus acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Leptocephalus
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1916
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Atlantic off Brazil, 21°00'S, 37°50'W at surface.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1916.3.20.106 [or 100]
Journal   British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Exped. Zool.
Citation   v. 1 (no. 4)
Page   140
Illustrations   Fig. 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Avocettina acuticeps
Current Species   acuticeps
Current Genus Avocettina
Current AuthorWI Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan
Current Year   1916
Current Family Nemichthyidae
Current Subfamily
--- ---

Water Salt water
Distribution Southern Hemisphere, except eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Avocettina acuticeps  (Regan 1916). Nemichthyidae.
Name History   • Valid as Avocettina acuticeps  (Regan 1916) -- (Castle 1986:193 [ref. 5644], Paxton et al. 1989:134 [ref. 12442], Smith & Nielsen 1989:448 [ref. 13290], Smith 1990:199 [ref. 13759], Trunov 1999:461 [ref. 24579] as cf. acuticeps, Smith 1999:1679 [ref. 24661], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:36 [ref. 27192], Paxton et al. 2006:285 [ref. 28995], Smith 2008:170 [ref. 30621], Melo et al. 2009:8 [ref. 30460]).

Common Names
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations  Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 1 (14 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
acuticeps Avocettina acuticeps (Regan [C. T.] 1916)Valid
bowersi Avocettina bowersi (Garman [S.] 1899)Spelling
bowersii Avocettina bowersii (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
elongata Avocettina elongata (Gill [T. N.] & Ryder [J. A.] 1883)Synonym
elongatus Avocettina elongatus (Gill [T. N.] & Ryder [J. A.] 1883)Synonym
exophthalma Avocettina exophthalma Parr [A. E.] 1932Synonym
gilli Avocettina gilli (Bean [T. H.] 1890)Synonym
infans Avocettina infans (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
major Avocettina major (Karmovskaya [E. S.] 1977)Synonym
normani Avocettina normani (Bertin [L.] 1947)Synonym
oxycephalus Avocettina oxycephalus (Pappenheim [P.] 1914)Synonym
paucipora Avocettina paucipora Nielsen [J. G.] & Smith [D. G.] 1978Valid
scapularostris Avocettina scapularostris Borodin [N. A.] 1929Synonym
schmidti Avocettina schmidti (Roule [L.] & Bertin [L.] 1924)Synonym
Page 1 of 1 (14 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech