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Macrognathus pentophthalmos

(Gronow 1854)

Macrognathus pentophthalmos was originally described as Mastacembelus pentophthalmos by Gronow in 1854. It belongs to the family Mastacembelidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   pentophthalmos
AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
AuthorNI   Gronow
Qualification   in Gray
Year   1854
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
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Genus   Macrognathus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
Genus   Macrognathus
Original Name   Mastacembelus        
Taxon Name   pentophthalmos
Original Combination   Mastacembelus pentophthalmos
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mastacembelus pentophthalmos
OriginalSubGenus   Mastacembelus
Original Author   Gronow
Original AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
Original Qualification   in Gray
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kalu River at Modara Ela, Kalutara, 6°35'N, 79°58'E, Sri Lanka, elevation 2 meters.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   NMSL FF 137
Journal   Cat. Fish Gronow
Page   172

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Macrognathus pentophthalmos
Current Species pentophthalmos
Current Genus Macrognathus
Current AuthorWI Gronow [L. T.]
Current AuthorNI Gronow
Current Year 1854
Current Family Mastacembelidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Macrognathus pentophthalmos  (Gronow 1854). Mastacembelidae.
Name History   •Valid as Macrognathus pentophthalmos (Gronow 1854) -- (Pethiyagoda et al. 2008:38, 44 [ref. 30097], Britz 2010:307 [ref. 30685], Britz 2010:55 [ref. 30857]).

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aculeata Macrognathus aculeata (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Synonym
aculeatum Macrognathus aculeatum (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Synonym
aculeatus Macrognathus aculeatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Valid
albus Macrognathus albus Plamoottil [M.] & Abraham [N. P.] 2014Valid
aral Macrognathus aral (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
armatus Macrognathus armatus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800Synonym
aureus Macrognathus aureus Britz [R.] 2010Valid
brevirostris Macrognathus brevirostris Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
caudatus Macrognathus caudatus McClelland [J.] in McClelland 1842Synonym
caudiocellatus Macrognathus caudiocellatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1893)Valid
circumcinctus Macrognathus circumcinctus (Hora [S. L.] 1924)Valid
dhanashorii Macrognathus dhanashorii (Hora [S. L.] 1921)Uncertain
dorsiocellatus Macrognathus dorsiocellatus Britz [R.] 2010Valid
erythrotaenia Macrognathus erythrotaenia (Bleeker [P.] 1850)Synonym
fasciatus Macrognathus fasciatus Plamoottil [M.] & Abraham [N. P.] 2014Valid
guentheri Macrognathus guentheri (Day [F.] 1865)Valid
hamiltonii Macrognathus hamiltonii McClelland [J.] 1843Synonym
jammuensis Macrognathus jammuensis Malhotra [Y. R.] & Dutta [P. S.] 1975Synonym
keithi Macrognathus keithi (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1940)Valid
lineatomaculatus Macrognathus lineatomaculatus Britz [R.] 2010Valid
loricatus Macrognathus loricatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
maculatus Macrognathus maculatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832)Valid
malabaricus Macrognathus malabaricus (Jerdon [T. C.] 1849)Synonym
meklongensis Macrognathus meklongensis Roberts [T. R.] 1986Valid
morehensis Macrognathus morehensis Arunkumar [L.] & Tombi Singh [H.] 2000Valid
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