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Micrognathus vittatus

(Kaup 1856)

Micrognathus vittatus was originally described as Corythoichthys vittatus by Kaup in 1856. It belongs to the family Syngnathidae and subfamily Syngnathinae. It is commonly known as Harlequin pipefish and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Harlequin pipefish, in Bahamas as Harlequin pipefish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southwestern Atlantic: Bahia, Brazil.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1856
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae
Genus   Micrognathus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Syngnathinae
Genus   Micrognathus
Original Name   Corythoichthys        
Taxon Name   vittatus
Original Combination   Corythoichthys vittatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Corythoichthys vittatus
OriginalSubGenus   Corythoichthys
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1856
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Syngnathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:46 [ref. 19576].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-6021
Page   26

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Halicampus vittatus
Current Species   vittatus
Current Genus   Halicampus
Current AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Kaup
Current Year   1856
Current Family   Syngnathidae
Current Subfamily  
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 21 meters.
Distribution   Southwestern Atlantic: Bahia, Brazil.

Current Summary   Synonym of Halicampus vittatus  (Kaup 1856). Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Micrognathus crinitus  (Jenyns 1842) -- (Dawson 1978:14 [ref. 8939], Dawson 1982:26 [ref. 6764], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:191 [ref. 25013]). • Synonym of Halicampus crinitus  (Jenyns 1842) -- (Guimarães 1999:7 [ref. 24280]). • Valid as Halicampus vittatus  (Kaup 1856) -- (Kuiter 2009:263 [ref. 30404]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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andersonii Micrognathus andersonii (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
boothae Micrognathus boothae Whitley [G. P.] 1964Synonym
brachyrhinus Micrognathus brachyrhinus Herald [E. S.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
brevicorpus Micrognathus brevicorpus Fricke [R.] 2004Valid
brevirostris Micrognathus brevirostris (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838)Valid
brevirostris brevirostris Micrognathus brevirostris brevirostris (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838)Valid
brevirostris pygmaeus Micrognathus brevirostris pygmaeus Fritzsche [R. A.] 1981Synonym
brocki Micrognathus brocki Herald [E. S.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
criniger Micrognathus criniger (Bean [T. H.] & Dresel [H. G.] 1884)Synonym
crinitus Micrognathus crinitus (Jenyns [L.] 1842)Synonym
dawsoni Micrognathus (Micrognathus) dawsoni Herald [E. S.] 1969Synonym
dawsoni Micrognathus dawsoni Herald [E. S.] 1969Valid
dunckeri Micrognathus dunckeri Chabanaud [P.] 1929Synonym
ensenadae Micrognathus ensenadae (Silvester [C. F.] 1915)Synonym
erugatus Micrognathus erugatus Herald [E. S.] & Dawson [C. E.] 1974Valid
jonesi Micrognathus jonesi (Günther [A.] 1874)Synonym
jonesii Micrognathus jonesii (Günther [A.] 1874)Synonym
magdamoi Micrognathus magdamoi Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1932Synonym
micronotopterus Micrognathus micronotopterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)Valid
myersi Micrognathus myersi Herald [E. S.] & Randall [J. E.] 1972Synonym
natans Micrognathus natans Dawson [C. E.] 1982Valid
pygmaeus Micrognathus pygmaeus Fritzsche [R. A.] 1981Valid
spinicaudatus Micrognathus spinicaudatus (Ogilby [J. D.] 1908)Uncertain
spinirostris Micrognathus spinirostris Dawson [C. E.] & Allen [G. R.] 1981Synonym
suvensis Micrognathus suvensis Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935Synonym
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