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Leptocephalus enchodon


Leptocephalus enchodon was originally described as Leptocephalus enchodon by Lea in 1913. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   enchodon
AuthorWI   Lea [E.]
AuthorNI   Lea
Qualification   ---
Year   1913
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Leptocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Leptocephalus
Original Name   Leptocephalus        
Taxon Name   enchodon
Original Combination   Leptocephalus enchodon
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptocephalus enchodon
OriginalSubGenus   Leptocephalus
Original Author   Lea
Original AuthorWI   Lea [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1913
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   North Atlantic, 36°52'N, 39°55'W, station 62, depth 150 meters.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:146 [ref. 21547].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMUB 5029
Journal   Scient. Results M. Sars N. Atlant. Deep-Sea Exped. 1910
Citation   v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7)
Page   25
Illustrations   Fig. 20; Pl. 4 (no. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhynchoconger flavus
Current Species flavus
Current Genus Rhynchoconger
Current AuthorWI Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.]
Current AuthorNI Goode & Bean
Current Year 1896
Current Family Congridae
Current Subfamily
Congrinae Congrinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus  (Goode & Bean 1896). Congridae: Congrinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Conger conger (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Blache et al. 1973:240 [ref. 7185]). •Synonym of Hildebrandia flava (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Froiland 1979:146 [ref. 21547]). •Synonym of Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Smith 1989:529 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:747 [ref. 13285]).

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arabicus Leptocephalus arabicus D'Ancona [U.] 1928Synonym
bibroni Leptocephalus bibroni Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
borelli Leptocephalus borelli Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
candidissimus Leptocephalus candidissimus Costa [O. G.] 1832Synonym
capensis Leptocephalus capensis Kaup [J. J.] (ex Lalande) 1856Synonym
caudalis Leptocephalus caudalis Fowler [H. W.] 1912Synonym
congricinerei Leptocephalus congricinerei D'Ancona [U.] 1928Synonym
ectenurus Leptocephalus ectenurus Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909Synonym
erebennus Leptocephalus erebennus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
gegenbauri Leptocephalus gegenbauri Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
geminus Leptocephalus geminus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964In Genus
gracilis Leptocephalus gracilis Storer [D. H.] 1846Synonym
gussoni Leptocephalus gussoni Cocco [A.] 1829Synonym
gutturosus Leptocephalus gutturosus Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
humbermariorum Leptocephalus humbermariorum Tommasi [L. R.] 1960In family
inaequalis Leptocephalus inaequalis Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
kaupii Leptocephalus kaupii Facciolà [L.] 1882Synonym
kiusiuanus Leptocephalus kiusiuanus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
koellikeri Leptocephalus koellikeri Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
laureus Leptocephalus laureus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964In family
lineatus Leptocephalus lineatus Bonnaterre [J. P.] 1788Synonym
maurolici Leptocephalus maurolici Facciolà [L.] 1883Synonym
mediopunctatus Leptocephalus mediopunctatus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964Synonym
monganius Leptocephalus monganius Phillipps [W. J.] 1932Synonym
morrisianus Leptocephalus morrisianus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800Synonym
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