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Limamuraena melanotis
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Limamuraena melanotis


Limamuraena melanotis was originally described as Limamuraena melanotis by Kaup in 1859. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Muraeninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanotis
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1859
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Muraeninae Muraeninae
Genus   Limamuraena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Muraeninae
Genus   Limamuraena
Original Name   Limamuraena        
Taxon Name   melanotis
Original Combination   Limamuraena melanotis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Limamuraena melanotis
OriginalSubGenus   Limamuraena
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1859
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Muraeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   West Africa.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ladiges et al. 1958:160 [ref. 19181], Wilkens & Dohse 1993:404 [ref. 21161].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ?ZMH H390
Journal   Abh. Naturwiss. Ver. Hamburg
Citation   v. 4 (no. 2)
Page   27
Illustrations   Pl. 4 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Muraena melanotis
Current Species melanotis
Current Genus Muraena
Current AuthorWI Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI Kaup
Current Year 1859
Current Family Muraenidae
Current Subfamily
Muraeninae Muraeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Muraena melanotis  (Kaup 1859). Muraenidae: Muraeninae.
Name History   •Valid as Muraena melanotis (Kaup 1859) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:195 [ref. 13286], Smith & Böhlke 1990:146 [ref. 19379], Afonso et al. 1999:69 [ref. 25466], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Vaske et al. 2005:78 [ref. 36155], Jiménez et al. 2007:103 [ref. 29038], Wirtz et al. 2007:25 [ref. 30263], Smith 2012:32 [ref. 32155], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], Smith & Brito 2016:1635 [ref. 34557], Brown et al. 2019:156 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:63 [ref. 37250]).

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