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Leptophidium emmelas


Leptophidium emmelas was originally described as Leptophidium emmelas by Gilbert in 1890. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Ophidiinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   emmelas
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Ophidiinae Ophidiinae
Genus   Leptophidium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Ophidiinae
Genus   Leptophidium
Original Name   Leptophidium        
Taxon Name   emmelas
Original Combination   Leptophidium emmelas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptophidium emmelas
OriginalSubGenus   Leptophidium
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1890
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coast of Baja California, Mexico, 25°27'30"N, 110°50'30"W, Albatross station 3007, depth 362 fathoms.
Types   Paralectotypes: (many) BMNH 1900.9.29.247 [from Jordan] (3?), CAS-SU 192 (6?), UMMZ 162265 (3), ?USNM 44386 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:102 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   USNM 44326 [or 44386]
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 13 (no. 797)
Page   110

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cherublemma emmelas
Current Species   emmelas
Current Genus Cherublemma
Current AuthorWI Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilbert
Current Year   1890
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Ophidiinae Ophidiinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Cherublemma emmelas  (Gilbert 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Cherublemma emmelas  (Gilbert 1890) -- (Pequeño 1989:48 [ref. 14125], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1993:80 [ref. 21807], Bussing & López S. 1994:76 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1345 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:244 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:224 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:29 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:197 [ref. 28944]).

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cervinum Leptophidium cervinum Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885Synonym
marmoratum Leptophidium marmoratum Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885Synonym
microlepis Leptophidium microlepis Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
pardale Leptophidium pardale Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
profundorum Leptophidium profundorum Gill [T. N.] 1863Synonym
prorates Leptophidium prorates Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890Synonym
stigmatistium Leptophidium stigmatistium Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
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