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Motella macrophthalmus


Motella macrophthalmus was originally described as Motella macrophthalmus by Günther in 1867. It belongs to the family Lotidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   macrophthalmus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
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Genus   Motella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Lotidae
Genus   Motella
Original Name   Motella        
Taxon Name   macrophthalma
Original Combination   Motella macrophthalma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Motella macrophthalma
OriginalSubGenus   Motella
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off the Hebrides Islands, North Atlantic, depth 80-90 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1866.12.3.3.
Page   290 [2]
Illustrations   Pl. 5 (fig. B)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus
Current Species   macrophthalmus
Current Genus Gaidropsarus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1867
Current Family Lotidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus  (Günther 1867). Lotidae.
Name History   •Valid as Antonogadus macrophthalmus (Günther 1867) -- (Svetovidov 1973:317 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:696 [ref. 13676]). •Valid as Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Günther 1867) -- (Svetovidov 1986:12 [ref. 8033], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:50 [ref. 18936], Francisco et al. 2014:475 [ref. 35447], Iwamoto & Cohen 2016:2022 [ref. 34586], Barros-García et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35659], Biscoito & Saldanha 2018:311 [ref. 36066], Carneiro et al. 2019:145 [ref. 37250]).

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argentata Motella argentata Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837Synonym
argenteola Motella argenteola Düben [M. W. von] & Koren [J.] 1846Synonym
capensis Motella capensis (Kaup [J. J.] 1858)Synonym
caudacuta Motella caudacuta Storer [D. H.] 1858Synonym
ensis Motella ensis Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1837Synonym
macrophthalma Motella macrophthalma 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
reinhardti Motella reinhardti Collett [R.] (ex Krøyer) 1879Synonym
septentrionalis Motella septentrionalis Collett [R.] 1875Synonym
vulgaris Motella vulgaris (Cloquet [H.] 1824)Synonym
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