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Myletes ellipticus


Myletes ellipticus was originally described as Myletes ellipticus by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Alestidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   ellipticus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Myletes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Genus   Myletes
Original Name   Myletes        
Taxon Name   ellipticus
Original Combination   Myletes ellipticus
Original Genus   Myletes
Original Genus Species   Myletes ellipticus
OriginalSubGenus   Myletes
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family   Alestidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Guyana.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1864.1.21.33 (1) Essequibo R., 1971.5.10.63 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 5
Page   375

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Myloplus asterias
Current Species   asterias
Current Genus   Myloplus
Current AuthorWI   Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Müller & Troschel
Current Year   1844
Current Family   Serrasalmidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Fresh water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Myloplus asterias  (Müller & Troschel 1844). Serrasalmidae.
Name History   • Questionably a synonym of Myleus rubripinnis  (Müller & Troschel 1844) -- (Géry 1972:162 [ref. 1594]). • Synonym of Myleus asterias  (Müller & Troschel 1844) -- (Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:185 [ref. 27061]). • Synonym of Myloplus asterias  (Müller & Troschel 1844) -- (Jégu et al. 2004:127, 128 [ref. 27829]).

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acanthogaster Myletes acanthogaster Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Synonym
albiscopus Myletes albiscopus Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
allenii Myletes allenii Bennett [E. T.] 1834Action
asterias Myletes asterias Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1844Synonym
aureus Myletes aureus  Synonym
baremoze Myletes baremoze Joannis [L. de] 1835Synonym
bidens Myletes bidens  Synonym
brachypomus Myletes brachypomus Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
dentex Myletes dentex (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
discoideus Myletes discoideus Kner [R.] (ex Heckel) 1860Synonym
divaricatus Myletes divaricatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Synonym
doidyxodon Myletes doidyxodon Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Synonym
duriventris Myletes duriventris Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
edulis Myletes edulis Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Not available
filosus Myletes filosus Kner [R.] (ex Heckel) 1860Not available
guile Myletes guile Joannis [L. de] 1835Synonym
hasselquistii Myletes hasselquistii Cuvier [G.] 1818Synonym
herniarius Myletes herniarius Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
hypsauchen Myletes hypsauchen Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1844Synonym
imberi Myletes imberi (Peters [W. C. H.] 1852)Synonym
kingsleyae Myletes kingsleyae (Günther [A.] 1896)Synonym
knerii Myletes knerii Steindachner [F.] 1881Synonym
lateralis Myletes lateralis (Boulenger [G. A.] 1900)Synonym
latus Myletes latus Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1844Not available
lippincottianus Myletes lippincottianus Cope [E. D.] 1870Synonym
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