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Mormyrus elongatus


Mormyrus elongatus was originally described as Mormyrus elongatus by Rüppell in 1832. It belongs to the family Mormyridae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
AuthorNI   Rüppell
Qualification   ---
Year   1832
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossiformes
Family   Mormyridae
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Genus   Mormyrus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Osteoglossiformes
Family   Mormyridae
Genus   Mormyrus
Original Name   Mormyrus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Mormyrus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mormyrus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Mormyrus
Original Author   Rüppell
Original AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1832
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cairo, Egypt.
Types   Rüppell specimens: NMW 58916 (1); SMF 644 (2), 2671 (1, dry).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1850.7.29.5
Journal   Fische Nil
Page   9
Illustrations   Pl. 2 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Marcusenius cyprinoides
Current Species   cyprinoides
Current Genus Marcusenius
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Mormyridae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Marcusenius cyprinoides  (Linnaeus 1758). Mormyridae.
Name History   • Synonym of Marcusenius cyprinoides  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Gosse 1984:81 [ref. 6169]).

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abbreviatus Mormyrus abbreviatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847Synonym
adspersus Mormyrus adspersus Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
affinis Mormyrus affinis (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879)Synonym
agnus Mormyrus agnus Pappenheim [P.] 1907Synonym
amblystoma Mormyrus amblystoma Günther [A.] 1896Synonym
anchietae Mormyrus anchietae Guimarães [A. R. P.] 1884Synonym
anguilloides Mormyrus anguilloides Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
asinus Mormyrus asinus Boulenger [G. A.] 1915Synonym
bachiqua Mormyrus bachiqua Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847Synonym
ballayi Mormyrus ballayi (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883)Synonym
bane Mormyrus bane Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
bebe Mormyrus bebe Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
bentleyi Mormyrus bentleyi Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
bernhardi Mormyrus bernhardi Pellegrin [J.] 1926Valid
bovei Mormyrus bovei Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847Synonym
bozasi Mormyrus bozasi (Pellegrin [J.] 1903)Synonym
brachyistius Mormyrus brachyistius (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Synonym
bumbanus Mormyrus bumbanus Boulenger [G. A.] 1909Synonym
caballus Mormyrus caballus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
caballus asinus Mormyrus caballus asinus Boulenger [G. A.] 1915Synonym
caballus bumbanus Mormyrus caballus bumbanus Boulenger [G. A.] 1909Synonym
caballus caballus Mormyrus caballus caballus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Synonym
caballus jae Mormyrus caballus jae Boulenger [G. A.] 1914Synonym
caballus lualabae Mormyrus caballus lualabae Reizer [C.] 1964Synonym
casalis Mormyrus casalis Vinciguerra [D.] 1922Valid
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