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Monacanthus melanocephalus


Monacanthus melanocephalus was originally described as Monacanthus melanocephalus by Bleeker in 1853. It belongs to the family Monacanthidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanocephalus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Monacanthidae
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Genus   Monacanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Monacanthidae
Genus   Monacanthus
Original Name   Monacanthus        
Taxon Name   melanocephalus
Original Combination   Monacanthus melanocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Monacanthus melanocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Monacanthus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lawajong, Solor Island, Indonesia.
Types   Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1867.11.28.342 (1), NMV 46365 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 7304 (1 of 7, 73 mm SL)
Journal   Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indië
Citation   v. 5
Page   95

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pervagor melanocephalus
Current Species melanocephalus
Current Genus Pervagor
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI Bleeker
Current Year 1853
Current Family Monacanthidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pervagor melanocephalus  (Bleeker 1853). Monacanthidae.
Name History   •Valid as Stephanolepis melanocephalus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Dor 1984:281 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Pervagor melanocephalus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Hutchins 1977:56 [ref. 2283], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:26 [ref. 19371], Hutchins 1986:886 [ref. 5673], Winterbottom et al. 1989:68 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:465 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:240 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:465 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:286 [ref. 23965], Hutchins in Randall & Lim 2000:648 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1410 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:461 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:124 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:270 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:48 [ref. 25847], Hutchins 2001:3944 [ref. 26316], Nakabo 2002:1410 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:65 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2004:32 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:637 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1896 [ref. 29098], Motomura et al. 2010:236 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1077 [ref. 31980], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2014:196 [ref. 33932]).

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abassai Monacanthus abassai Montrouzier [X.] 1857In family
albopunctatus Monacanthus albopunctatus Seale [A.] 1901Synonym
alternans Monacanthus alternans Ogilby [J. D.] 1899Synonym
amphioxus Monacanthus amphioxus Cope [E. D.] 1871Synonym
amphioxys Monacanthus amphioxys Cope [E. D.] 1871Synonym
anginosus Monacanthus anginosus Hollard [H. L. G. M.] in Guichenot 1853Synonym
aspersus Monacanthus aspersus Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854Synonym
aspricaudus Monacanthus aspricaudus Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854Synonym
auratus Monacanthus auratus Castelnau [F. L.] 1861Synonym
auriga Monacanthus auriga Lowe [R. T.] 1852Synonym
bacilligerus Monacanthus bacilligerus Desjardins [J.] in Liénard 1836Not available
baudini Monacanthus baudini Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
beibar Monacanthus beibar Montrouzier [X.] 1857In family
bertolonii Monacanthus bertolonii Bianconi [G. G.] 1854Synonym
bifilamentosus Monacanthus bifilamentosus Lesson [R. P.] 1831Synonym
blochii Monacanthus blochii Billberg [G. J.] 1833Synonym
broekii Monacanthus broekii Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
brunneus Monacanthus brunneus Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
brunneus Monacanthus brunneus Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
castelnaui Monacanthus castelnaui Macleay [W.] 1881Synonym
cheverti Monacanthus cheverti Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
chinensis Monacanthus chinensis (Osbeck [P.] 1765)Valid
choirocephalus Monacanthus choirocephalus Bleeker [P.] 1851Synonym
chrysospilos Monacanthus chrysospilos Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
ciliatus Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1818)Valid
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