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Leptocephalus acuticeps
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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.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1916
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nemichthyidae
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Genus   Leptocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nemichthyidae
Genus   Leptocephalus
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 ---

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
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

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], Smith & Stewart 2015:264 [ref. 34234], Smith 2016:1678 [ref. 34556]).

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andreae Leptocephalus andreae Schmidt [E. J.] 1912Synonym
canaricus Leptocephalus canaricus Lea [E.] 1913Synonym
curvirostris Leptocephalus curvirostris Strömman [P. H.] 1896Synonym
hjorti Leptocephalus hjorti Blegvad [H.] 1913Synonym
oxycephalus Leptocephalus oxycephalus Pappenheim [P.] 1914Synonym
polymerus Leptocephalus polymerus Lea [E.] 1913Synonym
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