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Melichthys kibitar

(Montrouzier 1857)

Melichthys kibitar was originally described as Balistes kibitar by Montrouzier in 1857. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   kibitar
AuthorWI   Montrouzier [X.]
AuthorNI   Montrouzier
Qualification   ---
Year   1857
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   kibitar
Original Combination   Balistes kibitar
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes kibitar
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Montrouzier
Original AuthorWI   Montrouzier [X.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1857
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Woodlark Island, South Pacific.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Beaunier et al. 2008:297 [ref. 28887].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   494 [216]

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], Harmelin-Vivien & Quéro 1990:1059 [ref. 19527]).

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bispinosus Melichthys bispinosus Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
erythropterus Melichthys erythropterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1946)Synonym
fuscolineatus Melichthys fuscolineatus (Seale [A.] 1901)Synonym
indicus Melichthys indicus Randall [J. E.] & Klausewitz [W.] 1973Valid
kamoharai Melichthys kamoharai (Abe [T.] 1958)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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