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Muraena melanotis

(Kaup 1859)
  

Muraena melanotis was originally described as Limamuraena melanotis by Kaup in 1859. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Muraeninae. It is commonly known as Honeycomb moray and is known Murène à pois in France, Moreia-pintada in Portugal, Morena de lunares in Spain, Honeycomb moray in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanotis
AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Kaup
Qualification   ---
Year   1859
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily  
Muraeninae Muraeninae
Genus   Muraena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Muraeninae
Genus   Muraena
Original Name   Limamuraena        
Taxon Name   melanotis
Original Combination   Limamuraena melanotis
Original Genus Species   Limamuraena melanotis
Original Author   Kaup
Original AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1859
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Muraeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   West Africa.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ladiges et al. 1958:160 [ref. 19181], Wilkens & Dohse 1993:404 [ref. 21161].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ?ZMH H390
Page   27
Illustrations   Pl. 4 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Muraena melanotis
Current Species   melanotis
Current Genus Muraena
Current AuthorWI Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Kaup
Current Year   1859
Current Family Muraenidae
Current Subfamily
Muraeninae Muraeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 45 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Muraena melanotis  (Kaup 1859). Muraenidae: Muraeninae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Muraena melanotis (Kaup 1859) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:195 [ref. 13286], Smith & Böhlke 1990:146 [ref. 19379], Afonso et al. 1999:69 [ref. 25466], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Vaske et al. 2005:78 [ref. 36155], Jiménez et al. 2007:103 [ref. 29038], Wirtz et al. 2007:25 [ref. 30263], Smith 2012:32 [ref. 32155], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], Smith & Brito 2016:1635 [ref. 34557], Brown et al. 2019:156 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:63 [ref. 37250]).

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acuminata Muraena acuminata Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
acutirostris Muraena acutirostris Abbott [C. C.] 1860Synonym
acutirostris Muraena acutirostris Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
acutis Muraena acutis Seale [A.] 1917Synonym
africana Muraena africana Shaw [G.] 1803Synonym
agassizi Muraena agassizi Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
alba Muraena alba Zuiew [B.] 1793Synonym
albigutta Muraena albigutta Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
albimarginata Muraena albimarginata Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
albomarginata Muraena (Muraena) albomarginata Pfaff [J. R.] 1933Synonym
albomarginata Muraena albomarginata Pfaff [J. R.] 1933Synonym
alusis Muraena alusis Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
ambigua Muraena ambigua Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Uncertain
amblyodon Muraena amblyodon Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
anatina Muraena anatina Lowe [R. T.] 1838Synonym
anguilla Muraena anguilla Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
anguilla anguillechien Muraena anguilla anguillechien Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
anguilla maculata Muraena anguilla maculata Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847Synonym
anguilla marina Muraena anguilla marina Nardo [G. D.] (ex Chiereghini) 1847In family
anguillechien Muraena anguillechien Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
anguina Muraena anguina Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
angusticauda Muraena (Priodonophis) angusticauda Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916Synonym
angusticauda Muraena angusticauda Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916Synonym
annulata Muraena annulata Ahl [J. N.] 1789Synonym
appendiculata Muraena appendiculata (Guichenot [A.] 1848)Uncertain
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