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Muraenichthys acus

(Phillipps 1926)

Muraenichthys acus was originally described as Aotea acus by Phillipps in 1926. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Myrophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Phillipps [W. J.]
AuthorNI   Phillipps
Qualification   ---
Year   1926
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Myrophinae Myrophinae
Genus   Muraenichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Myrophinae
Genus   Muraenichthys
Original Name   Aotea        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Aotea acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aotea acus
OriginalSubGenus   Aotea
Original Author   Phillipps
Original AuthorWI   Phillipps [W. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1926
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myrophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cook Strait, New Zealand (stomach content).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hardy 1990:7 [ref. 18942].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMNZ P.285
Page   534
Illustrations   Pl. 90

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scolecenchelys breviceps
Current Species breviceps
Current Genus Scolecenchelys
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1876
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Myrophinae Myrophinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Scolecenchelys breviceps  (Günther 1876). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae.
Name History   •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:59 [ref. 6836]). •Synonym of Muraenichthys breviceps Günther 1876 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:200 [ref. 22532]). •Synonym of Scolecenchelys breviceps (Günther 1876) -- (Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075], McCosker 2006:22 [ref. 28592]).

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acutirostris Muraenichthys acutirostris Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916Synonym
aoki Muraenichthys aoki Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
australis Muraenichthys australis Macleay [W.] 1881Synonym
borealis Muraenichthys borealis Machida [Y.] & Shiogaki [M.] 1990Synonym
breviceps Muraenichthys breviceps Günther [A.] 1876Synonym
breviceps halitun Muraenichthys breviceps halituna Whitley [G. P.] 1955Synonym
chilensis Muraenichthys chilensis McCosker [J. E.] 1970Synonym
cookei Muraenichthys cookei Fowler [H. W.] 1928Synonym
devisi Muraenichthys devisi Fowler [H. W.] 1907Synonym
elerae Muraenichthys elerae Fowler [H. W.] 1934Uncertain
erythraeensis Muraenichthys erythraeensis Bauchot [M.-L.] & Maugé [A. L.] 1980Synonym
erythraensis Muraenichthys erythraensis Bauchot [M.-L.] & Maugé [A. L.] 1980Synonym
fowleri Muraenichthys fowleri Schultz [L. P.] 1943Synonym
godeffroyi Muraenichthys godeffroyi Regan [C. T.] 1909Synonym
gymnopterus Muraenichthys gymnopterus (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Valid
gymnotus Muraenichthys gymnotus Bleeker [P.] 1857Synonym
hattae Muraenichthys hattae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Valid
iredalei Muraenichthys iredalei Whitley [G. P.] 1927Synonym
japonicus Muraenichthys japonicus Machida [Y.] & Ohta [S.] 1993Synonym
johnstonensis Muraenichthys johnstonensis Schultz [L. P.] & Woods [L. P.] 1949Synonym
labialis Muraenichthys labialis Seale [A.] 1917Synonym
laticaudata Muraenichthys laticaudata (Ogilby [J. D.] 1897)Synonym
laticaudatus Muraenichthys laticaudatus (Ogilby [J. D.] 1897)Synonym
lengomena Muraenichthys (Muraenichthys) lengomena Scott [E. O. G.] 1980Synonym
lengomena Muraenichthys lengomena Scott [E. O. G.] 1980Synonym
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