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Lophius vespertilio


Lophius vespertilio was originally described as Lophius vespertilio by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Lophiidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   vespertilio
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Lophius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
Genus   Lophius
Original Name   Lophius        
Taxon Name   vespertilio
Original Combination   Lophius vespertilio
Original Genus   Lophius
Original Genus Species   Lophius vespertilio
OriginalSubGenus   Lophius
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family   Lophiidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   American Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Lönnberg 1896:39 [ref. 23530].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   Zool. Inst. Uppsala [Mus. Alströmer-Linné] 40
Journal   Systema Nat. ed. 10
Citation   v. 1
Page   236

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Ogcocephalus vespertilio
Current Species   vespertilio
Current Genus   Ogcocephalus
Current AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Ogcocephalidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Salt water
Distribution   Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Ogcocephalus vespertilio  (Linnaeus 1758). Ogcocephalidae.
Name History   • Valid as Ogcocephalus vespertilio  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Bradbury 1967:427 [ref. 23209], Bradbury 1980:247 [ref. 6538], Andreata & Séret 1996:584 [ref. 16204], Camargo & Isaac 2001:141 [ref. 27639], Bradbury 2003:10 [ref. 27309], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192]).

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aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
americanus Lophius americanus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Valid
arcticus Lophius arcticus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
barbatus Lophius barbatus Montin [L.] 1779Uncertain
bigibbus Lophius bigibbus Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
borlasii Lophius borlasii Couch [J.] 1838Action
budegassa Lophius budegassa Spinola [M.] 1807Valid
bufo Lophius bufo Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
bugadessa Lophius bugadessa (Spinola [M.] 1807)Spelling
calico Lophius calico Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
chironectes Lophius chironectes Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
cocinsinensis Lophius cocinsinensis Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1812Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) in Anonymous 1798Synonym
commersonianus Lophius commersonianus Jordan [D. S.] (ex Lacepède) 1917Synonym
commersonii Lophius commersonii Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
compressus Lophius compressus  Synonym
cornubicus Lophius cornubicus Shaw [G.] 1804Uncertain
cubifrons Lophius (Malthe) cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1837Synonym
cubifrons Lophius cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1837Synonym
digitatus Lophius digitatus Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Ferguson) 1788Synonym
dubius Lophius dubius Shaw [G.] in White 1790Synonym
europaeus Lophius europaeus Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
eurypterus Lophius eurypterus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
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