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Mormyrops elongatus


Mormyrops elongatus was originally described as Mormyrops elongatus by Norman in 1935. It belongs to the family Mormyridae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1935
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossiformes
Family   Mormyridae
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Genus   Mormyrops
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Osteoglossiformes
Family   Mormyridae
Genus   Mormyrops
Original Name   Mormyrops        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Mormyrops elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mormyrops elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Mormyrops
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1935
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ejura, Ashanti Forest, Ghana.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1934.8.31.2
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 10)
Citation   v. 15 (no. 86)
Page   215
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Mormyrops breviceps
Current Species breviceps
Current Genus Mormyrops
Current AuthorWI Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI Steindachner
Current Year 1894
Current Family Mormyridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Mormyrops breviceps  Steindachner 1894. Mormyridae.
Name History   •Valid as Mormyrops elongatus Norman 1935 -- (Gosse 1984:95 [ref. 6169]). •Synonym of Mormyrops breviceps Steindachner 1894 -- (Bigorne 1987:151 [ref. 20556], Lévêque et al. 1989:114 [ref. 26480], Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:156 [ref. 21589], Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477]).

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abbreviatus Mormyrops abbreviatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
anguilloides Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
anguilloides voltae Mormyrops anguilloides voltae Roman [B.] 1966Synonym
attenuatus Mormyrops attenuatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
bachrachi Mormyrops bachrachi Holly [M.] 1930Synonym
batesianus Mormyrops batesianus Boulenger [G. A.] 1909Valid
bougouribaensis Mormyrops bougouribaensis Roman [B.] 1966Synonym
boulengeri Mormyrops boulengeri Pellegrin [J.] 1900Synonym
bozai Mormyrops bozai Pellegrin [J.] 1903Synonym
bozasi Mormyrops bozasi Pellegrin [J.] 1903Synonym
breviceps Mormyrops breviceps Steindachner [F.] 1894Valid
caballus Mormyrops caballus Pellegrin [J.] 1927Valid
citernii Mormyrops citernii Vinciguerra [D.] 1912Valid
curtus Mormyrops curtus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
curviceps Mormyrops curviceps Roman [B.] 1966Valid
cyprinoides Mormyrops cyprinoides (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
deliciosus Mormyrops deliciosus (Leach [W. E.] in Tuckey 1818)Synonym
dendera Mormyrops dendera (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)Synonym
engystoma Mormyrops engystoma Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
furcidens Mormyrops furcidens Pellegrin [J.] 1900Valid
intermedius Mormyrops intermedius Vinciguerra [D.] 1928Valid
labiatus Mormyrops labiatus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809)Synonym
lineolatus Mormyrops lineolatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
longiceps Mormyrops longiceps Günther [A.] 1867Synonym
mariae Mormyrops mariae (Schilthuis [L.] 1891)Valid
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