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Leptocephalus attenuatus

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Leptocephalus attenuatus was originally described as Leptocephalus attenuatus by Castle in 1964. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   attenuatus
AuthorWI   Castle [P. H. J.]
AuthorNI   Castle
Qualification   ---
Year   1964
Status   Uncertain
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Leptocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Leptocephalus
Original Name   Leptocephalus        
Taxon Name   attenuatus
Original Combination   Leptocephalus attenuatus
Original Genus   Leptocephalus
Original Genus Species   Leptocephalus attenuatus
OriginalSubGenus   Leptocephalus
Original Author   Castle
Original AuthorWI   Castle [P. H. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1964
Original Family   Congridae
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Fiji basin, 32°00'S, 177°35'E, depth 1830 meters wire out.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hardy 1990:7 [ref. 18942].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NMNZ P.3385
Journal   Trans. R. Soc. N. Z. Zool.
Citation   v. 5 (no. 7)
Page   79
Illustrations   Fig. 1 (H-I)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Tiluropsis ---
Current Genus   Tiluropsis
Current AuthorWI   ---
Current Family   Notacanthidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

       
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   In family Notacanthidae
 
Name History   • A larval halosaurid -- (Paulin et al. 1989:249 [ref. 24556]). • A notacanthiform in genus Tiluropsis  Roule 1911 -- (Smith 1989:957 [ref. 13285]).

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accipiter Leptocephalus accipiter Fowler [H. W.] 1938Uncertain
acuticaudatus Leptocephalus acuticaudatus Kaup [J. J.] 1856Action
acutirostris Leptocephalus acutirostris Peters [W. C. H.] 1859Action
affinis Leptocephalus affinis Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
alternatus Leptocephalus alternatus Fowler [H. W.] 1938Synonym
altus Leptocephalus altus Richardson [J.] 1845Action
amphioxus Leptocephalus amphioxus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902Uncertain
anaelisae Leptocephalus anaelisae Tommasi [L. R.] 1960Synonym
andreae Leptocephalus andreae Schmidt [E. J.] 1912Synonym
anguilloides Leptocephalus anguilloides Schmidt [E. J.] 1916Synonym
arabicus Leptocephalus arabicus D'Ancona [U.] 1928Synonym
atri Leptocephalus atri Lea [E.] 1913Not available
bibroni Leptocephalus bibroni Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
bleekeri Leptocephalus bleekeri Facciolà [L.] in Carus 1885Uncertain
borelli Leptocephalus borelli Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
brachycephalus Leptocephalus brachycephalus Pappenheim [P.] 1914Action
brevicaudus Leptocephalus brevicaudus Peters [W. C. H.] 1864Uncertain
brevirostris Leptocephalus brevirostris Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
canaricus Leptocephalus canaricus Lea [E.] 1913Synonym
candidissimus Leptocephalus candidissimus Costa [O. G.] 1832Synonym
capensis Leptocephalus capensis Kaup [J. J.] (ex Lalande) 1856Synonym
caribbaeus Leptocephalus caribbaeus Fowler [H. W.] 1944Uncertain
caudalis Leptocephalus caudalis Fowler [H. W.] 1912Synonym
caudatum Leptocephalus caudatum Shen [S.-C.] 1963Uncertain
caudomaculatus Leptocephalus caudomaculatus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902Synonym
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