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Melichthys fuscolineatus
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Melichthys fuscolineatus

(Seale 1901)

Melichthys fuscolineatus was originally described as Balistes fuscolineatus by Seale in 1901. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   fuscolineatus
AuthorWI   Seale [A.]
AuthorNI   Seale
Qualification   ---
Year   1901
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
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Genus   Melichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Melichthys
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   fuscolineatus
Original Combination   Balistes fuscolineatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes fuscolineatus
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Seale
Original AuthorWI   Seale [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1901
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:26 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BPBM 664
Page   9
Illustrations   Fig. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melichthys niger
Current Species niger
Current Genus Melichthys
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch
Current Year 1786
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Melichthys niger  (Bloch 1786). Balistidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Melichthys niger (Bloch 1786) -- (Berry & Baldwin 1966:447 [ref. 20607], Moore 1967:693 [ref. 22820], Randall & Klausewitz 1973:60 [ref. 7581], Harmelin-Vivien & Quéro 1990:1059 [ref. 19527], Mundy 2005:524 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:470 [ref. 30952]).

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bispinosus Melichthys bispinosus Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
erythropterus Melichthys erythropterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1946)Synonym
indicus Melichthys indicus Randall [J. E.] & Klausewitz [W.] 1973Valid
kamoharai Melichthys kamoharai (Abe [T.] 1958)Synonym
kibitar Melichthys kibitar (Montrouzier [X.] 1857)Synonym
niger Melichthys niger (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Valid
nycteris Melichthys nycteris (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903)Synonym
piceus Melichthys piceus (Poey [F.] 1863)Synonym
sillone Melichthys sillone (Le Danois [Y.] 1961)Synonym
vidua Melichthys vidua (Richardson [J.] (ex Solander) 1845)Valid
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