View Mode
Melanocetus megalodontis
View All Pictures


Melanocetus megalodontis

Beebe & Crane

Melanocetus megalodontis was originally described as Melanocetus megalodontis by Beebe & Crane in 1947. It belongs to the family Melanocetidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalodontis
AuthorWI   Beebe [W.] & Crane [J.]
AuthorNI   Beebe & Crane
Qualification   ---
Year   1947
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Melanocetidae
--- ---
Genus   Melanocetus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Melanocetidae
Genus   Melanocetus
Original Name   Melanocetus        
Taxon Name   megalodontis
Original Combination   Melanocetus megalodontis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melanocetus megalodontis
OriginalSubGenus   Melanocetus
Original Author   Beebe & Crane
Original AuthorWI   Beebe [W.] & Crane [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1947
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   145 miles north of Clarion Island, eastern Pacific, 20°36'N, 115°07'W, depth 500 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Mead 1958:133 [ref. 20648].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   CAS-SU 46488 [ex NYZS 25791]
Journal   Zoologica (N. Y.)
Citation   v. 31 (pt 4, no. 11)
Page   152
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melanocetus johnsonii
Current Species johnsonii
Current Genus Melanocetus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1864
Current Family Melanocetidae
Current Subfamily
--- ---

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Melanocetus johnsonii  Günther 1864. Melanocetidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Melanocetus johnsonii Günther 1864 -- (Bertelsen 1990:492 [ref. 15654] as johnsoni, Pietsch 2009:362 [ref. 30766]).

Common Names
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations  Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 1 (25 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
acanthirostris Melanocetus acanthirostris (Parr [A. E.] 1927)Synonym
braueri Melanocetus braueri (Koefoed [E.] 1944)Synonym
brevirostris Melanocetus brevirostris (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
cirrifer Melanocetus cirrifer Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Synonym
eustalus Melanocetus eustalus Pietsch [T. W.] & Van Duzer [J. P.] 1980Valid
ferox Melanocetus ferox Regan [C. T.] 1926Synonym
heterorhynchus Melanocetus heterorhynchus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
johnsoni Melanocetus johnsoni Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
johnsonii Melanocetus johnsonii Günther [A.] 1864Valid
krechi Melanocetus krechi Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
laevis Melanocetus laevis (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
latirhinus Melanocetus latirhinus (Parr [A. E.] 1927)Synonym
longipinnis Melanocetus longipinnis (Parr [A. E.] 1930)Synonym
micracanthus Melanocetus micracanthus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
murrayi Melanocetus murrayi Günther [A.] 1887Valid
niger Melanocetus niger Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
pelagicus Melanocetus pelagicus Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
polyactis Melanocetus polyactis Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
regani Melanocetus regani (Koefoed [E.] 1944)Synonym
rossi Melanocetus rossi Balushkin [A. V.] & Fedorov [V. V.] 1981Valid
rossii Melanocetus rossii Balushkin [A. V.] & Fedorov [V. V.] 1981Synonym
rotundatus Melanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1903Synonym
spinulosus Melanocetus spinulosus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
tumidus Melanocetus tumidus Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
vorax Melanocetus vorax Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
Page 1 of 1 (25 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech