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Microrhynchus epinepheli

Blache & Bauchot

Microrhynchus epinepheli was originally described as Microrhynchus epinepheli by Blache & Bauchot in 1972. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   epinepheli
AuthorWI   Blache [J.] & Bauchot [M.-L.]
AuthorNI   Blache & Bauchot
Qualification   ---
Year   1972
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Microrhynchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Microrhynchus
Original Name   Microrhynchus        
Taxon Name   epinepheli
Original Combination   Microrhynchus epinepheli
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Microrhynchus epinepheli
OriginalSubGenus   Microrhynchus
Original Author   Blache & Bauchot
Original AuthorWI   Blache [J.] & Bauchot [M.-L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1972
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Atlantic coast of Senegal (stomach content).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:108 [ref. 20810].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 1964-0536 (poor condition)
Journal   Bull. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire (Sér. A) Sci. Nat.
Citation   v. 34 (no. 3)
Page   731
Illustrations   Fig. 18

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Phaenomonas foresti
Current Species foresti
Current Genus Phaenomonas
Current AuthorWI Cadenat [J.] & Roux [C.]
Current AuthorNI Cadenat & Roux
Current Year 1964
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Phaenomonas foresti  (Cadenat & Roux 1964). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid, possilby in Apterichtus -- (McCosker 1977:66 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Microrhynchus epinepheli Blache & Bauchot 1972 -- (Leiby 1990:185 [ref. 13652]). •Valid as Ethadophis epinepheli (Blache & Bauchot 1972) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:342 [ref. 13288]). •Valid but questionably in Ethadophis -- (Bauchot et al. 1993:108 [ref. 20810]). •Synonym of Phaenomonas foresti (Cadenat & Roux 1964) -- (McCosker 2006:737 [ref. 29013]).

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