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Muraenichthys elerae


Muraenichthys elerae was originally described as Muraenichthys elerae by Fowler in 1934. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Myrophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   elerae
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1934
Status   Uncertain
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Myrophinae Myrophinae
Genus   Muraenichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Myrophinae
Genus   Muraenichthys
Original Name   Muraenichthys        
Taxon Name   elerae
Original Combination   Muraenichthys elerae
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Muraenichthys elerae
OriginalSubGenus   Muraenichthys
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1934
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myrophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sulu Sea off western Mindanao, off Panabuton Pt., Philippines, Albatross station 5131, depth 27 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:32 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 92348
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 85 (for 1933)
Page   278
Illustrations   Fig. 38

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scolecenchelys godeffroyi
Current Species   godeffroyi
Current Genus Scolecenchelys
Current AuthorWI Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan
Current Year   1909
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Myrophinae Myrophinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Uncertain as Ophichthidae: Myrophinae.
Name History   •Status uncertain -- (Smith 1994:31 [ref. 21917]). •Probable synonym of Scolecenchelys godeffroyi (Regan 1909) -- (Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075]).

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acus Muraenichthys acus (Phillipps [W. J.] 1926)Synonym
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
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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