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Melichthys sillone

(Le Danois 1961)

Melichthys sillone was originally described as Balistes sillone by Le Danois in 1961. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   sillone
AuthorWI   Le Danois [Y.]
AuthorNI   Le Danois
Qualification   ---
Year   1961
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Melichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Melichthys
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   sillone
Original Combination   Balistes sillone
Original Genus   Balistes
Original Genus Species   Balistes sillone
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Le Danois
Original AuthorWI   Le Danois [Y.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1961
Original Family   Balistidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Indian seas.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN A-8497
Page   519

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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   --- ---

Water   Salt water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Melichthys niger  (Bloch 1786). Balistidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Melichthys niger  (Bloch 1786) -- (Berry & Baldwin 1966:447 [ref. 20607]).

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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
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
vidua Melichthys vidua (Richardson [J.] (ex Solander) 1845)Valid
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