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Mastacembelus ellipsifer


Mastacembelus ellipsifer was originally described as Mastacembelus ellipsifer by Boulenger in 1899. It belongs to the family Mastacembelidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
Species   ellipsifer
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1899
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Mastacembelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Mastacembelidae
Genus   Mastacembelus
Original Name   Mastacembelus        
Taxon Name   ellipsifer
Original Combination   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
Original Genus   Mastacembelus
Original Genus Species   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
OriginalSubGenus   Mastacembelus
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1899
Original Family   Mastacembelidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Albertville [Kalemie], Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MRAC 246
Journal   Ann. Mus. Congo (Ser. Zool.)
Citation   v. 1 (fasc. 5)
Page   126
Illustrations   Pl. 47 (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Mastacembelus ellipsifer
Current Species   ellipsifer
Current Genus   Mastacembelus
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1899
Current Family   Mastacembelidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.

Current Summary   Valid as Mastacembelus ellipsifer  Boulenger 1899. Mastacembelidae.
Name History   • Valid as Afromastacembelus ellipsifer  (Boulenger 1899) -- (Travers 1984:145 [ref. 5147], Gosse 1986:416 [ref. 6194]). • Valid as Caecomastacembelus ellipsifer  (Boulenger 1899). • Valid as Mastacembelus ellipsifer  Boulenger 1899 -- (Vreven 2005:1540 [ref. 28140], Vreven & Snoeks 2009:1019 [ref. 30552], Brown et al. 2011:287 [ref. 31286]).

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aculeatus Mastacembelus aculeatus (Basilewsky [S.] 1855)Synonym
alboguttatus Mastacembelus alboguttatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1893Valid
albomaculatus Mastacembelus albomaculatus Poll [M.] 1953Valid
aleppensis Mastacembelus aleppensis Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
ansorgii Mastacembelus ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1905Valid
apectoralis Mastacembelus apectoralis Brown [K. J.], Britz [R.], Bills [R.], Rüber [L.] & Day [J. J.] 2011Valid
argus Mastacembelus argus Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
armatus Mastacembelus armatus Sykes [W. H.] 18392°Homonym
armatus Mastacembelus armatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Valid
armatus armatus Mastacembelus armatus armatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Valid
armatus favus Mastacembelus armatus favus Hora [S. L.] 1924Valid
aviceps Mastacembelus aviceps Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976Valid
batesii Mastacembelus batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
billitonensis Mastacembelus billitonensis de Beaufort [L. F.] 1939Synonym
brachyrhinus Mastacembelus brachyrhinus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
brachyrhynchus Mastacembelus brachyrhynchus Bleeker [P.] 1866Action
brevicauda Mastacembelus brevicauda Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
brichardi Mastacembelus brichardi (Poll [M.] 1958)Valid
catchpolei Mastacembelus catchpolei Fowler [H. W.] 1936Valid
catenatus Mastacembelus catenatus Heckel [J. J.] 1847Synonym
caudiocellatus Mastacembelus caudiocellatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1893Synonym
christyi Mastacembelus christyi Worthington [E. B.] & Ricardo [C. K.] 1937Synonym
chrysogaster Mastacembelus chrysogaster Bleeker [P.] 1852Synonym
circumcinctus Mastacembelus circumcinctus Hora [S. L.] 1924Synonym
congicus Mastacembelus congicus Boulenger [G. A.] 1896Valid
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