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Motella capensis

(Kaup 1858)
  

Motella capensis was originally described as Trulla capensis by Kaup in 1858. It belongs to the family Gadidae and subfamily Gaidropsarinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Southeastern Atlantic.
Species   capensis
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1858
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Subfamily   Gaidropsarinae Gaidropsarinae
Genus   Motella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Gadidae
Subfamily   Gaidropsarinae
Genus   Motella
Original Name   Trulla        
Taxon Name   capensis
Original Combination   Trulla capensis
Original Genus   Trulla
Original Genus Species   Trulla capensis
OriginalSubGenus   Trulla
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1858
Original Family   Cynoglossidae
Original SubFamily   Gaidropsarinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Presumably Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:353 [ref. 25922].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   109

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Cynoglossus capensis
Current Species   capensis
Current Genus   Cynoglossus
Current AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Kaup
Current Year   1858
Current Family   Cynoglossidae
Current Subfamily   Cynoglossinae Cynoglossinae

       
Water   Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution   Southeastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Cynoglossus capensis  (Kaup 1858). Cynoglossidae: Cynoglossinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Cynoglossus capensis  (Kaup 1858) -- (Menon 1977:59 [ref. 7071], Heemstra 1986:866 [ref. 5660], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:180 [ref. 25472], Evseenko 1998:61 [ref. 23643], Desoutter et al. 2001:353 [ref. 25922], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:436 [ref. 28072]).

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argenteola Motella argenteola Düben [M. W. von] & Koren [J.] 1846Synonym
caudacuta Motella caudacuta Storer [D. H.] 1858Synonym
cimbrica Motella cimbrica (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Not available
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ensis Motella ensis Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837Synonym
fusca Motella fusca Swainson [W.] 1838Action
macrophthalma Motella macrophthalma Günther [A.] 1867Synonym
macrophthalmus Motella macrophthalmus Günther [A.] 1867Synonym
megalokynodon Motella megalokynodon Kolombatović [G.] 1894Synonym
mustela Motella mustela (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
novaezealandiae Motella novaezealandiae Hector [J.] 1874Synonym
pacifica Motella pacifica Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
reinhardi Motella reinhardi Collett [R.] (ex Krøyer) 1879Synonym
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