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Murenophis vicina


Murenophis vicina was originally described as Murenophis vicina by Castelnau in 1855. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Muraeninae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western and eastern Atlantic.
Species   vicina
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Muraeninae Muraeninae
Genus   Murenophis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Muraeninae
Genus   Murenophis
Original Name   Murenophis        
Taxon Name   vicina
Original Combination   Murenophis vicina
Original Genus   Murenophis
Original Genus Species   Murenophis vicina
OriginalSubGenus   Murenophis
Original Author   Castelnau
Original AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family   Muraenidae
Original SubFamily   Muraeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bahia, Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:102 [ref. 20810].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN B-2423
Journal   Exped. Amer. Sud.
Citation   v. 2
Page   81
Illustrations   Pl. 42 (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Gymnothorax vicinus
Current Species   vicinus
Current Genus   Gymnothorax
Current AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Current AuthorNI   Castelnau
Current Year   1855
Current Family   Muraenidae
Current Subfamily   Muraeninae Muraeninae

Water   Salt water
Distribution   Western and eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Gymnothorax vicinus  (Castelnau 1855). Muraenidae: Muraeninae.
Name History   • Valid as Lycodontis vicinus  (Castelnau 1855) -- (Blache et al. 1973:226 [ref. 7185], Cervigón 1991:38 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:368 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221]). • Valid as Gymnothorax vicinus  (Castelnau 1855) -- (Bauchot in Whitehead et al. 1986:542 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:53 [ref. 23100], Edwards & Glass 1987:626 [ref. 9166], Böhlke et al. 1989:186 [ref. 13286], Smith 1989:912 [ref. 13285], Smith & Böhlke 1990:143 [ref. 19379], Boschung 1992:33 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:240 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:136 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25466], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], Collette et al. 2003:99 [ref. 26784], Böhlke & Smith 2003:704 [ref. 26990], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:33 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], Wirtz et al. 2007:25 [ref. 30263], Smith 2012:29 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:24 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:3 [ref. 33516]).

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appendiculata Murenophis appendiculata Guichenot [A.] 1848Uncertain
augusti Murenophis augusti (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
bettencourti Murenophis bettencourti (Osório [B.] 1911)Synonym
caramuru Murenophis caramuru Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
curvilineata Murenophis curvilineata Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
marmoratus Murenophis marmoratus Guichenot [A.] 1848Uncertain
marmoreus Murenophis marmoreus Valenciennes [A.] 1846Synonym
miliaris Murenophis miliaris (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
porphyreus Murenophis porphyreus Guichenot [A.] 1848Synonym
punctata Murenophis punctata Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
robustus Murenophis robustus (Osório [B.] 1911)Synonym
variegata Murenophis variegata Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
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