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Molva macrophthalma

(Rafinesque 1810)

Molva macrophthalma was originally described as Phycis macrophthalma by Rafinesque in 1810. It belongs to the family Lotidae. It is commonly known as Spanish ling but has many other common names such as Middelhavslange in Denmark, Luikeromolva in Finland, Lingue bleue in France, Mittelmeerleng in Germany, Fed. Rep., Mourouna in Greece. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   macrophthalma
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1810
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
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Genus   Molva
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
Genus   Molva
Original Name   Phycis        
Taxon Name   macrophthalmus
Original Combination   Phycis macrophthalmus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Phycis macrophthalmus
OriginalSubGenus   Phycis
Original Author   Rafinesque
Original AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1810
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   26
Illustrations   Pl. 9 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Molva macrophthalma
Current Species macrophthalma
Current Genus Molva
Current AuthorWI Rafinesque [C. S.]
Current AuthorNI Rafinesque
Current Year 1810
Current Family Lotidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Molva macrophthalma  (Rafinesque 1810). Lotidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Molva dypterygius (Pennant 1784), but a valid subspecies -- (Svetovidov 1973:314 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:703 [ref. 13676], Arruda 1997:24 [ref. 24952] as microphtalma Pennant 1784 as author, Lipej & Dulčić 2010:30 [ref. 36649] with Svetovidov 1948 as author). •Valid as Molva macrophthalma (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Cohen 1990:529 [ref. 15766], Santos et al. 1997:62 [ref. 23531], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:52 [ref. 26753], Fricke et al. 2007:65 [ref. 29533], Iwamoto & Cohen 2016:2028 [ref. 34586], Bayhan et al. 2018:[2] 272 [ref. 37040], Martins & Carneiro 2018:47 [ref. 36550], Artüz & Fricke 2019:554 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:146 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:94 [ref. 36864], Parenti 2019:101 [ref. 37117]).

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abyssorum Molva abyssorum (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
byrkelange Molva byrkelange (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
dypterygia Molva dypterygia (Pennant [T.] (ex Müller) 1784)Valid
dypterygia macrophthalma Molva dypterygia macrophthalma (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
elongata Molva elongata (Otto [A. W.] 1821)Synonym
elongatus Molva elongatus (Otto [A. W.] 1821)Synonym
huntia Molva huntia Lesueur [C. A.] 1819Synonym
linnei Molva linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
lota Molva lota (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
maculosa Molva maculosa (Lesueur [C. A.] 1817)Synonym
maculosa Molva maculosa Lesueur [C. A.] 1819In family
molva Molva molva (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
raptor Molva raptor (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
vulgaris Molva vulgaris Fleming [J.] 1828Synonym
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