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Myrichthys acuminata

(Gronow 1854)

Myrichthys acuminata was originally described as Muraena acuminata by Gronow in 1854. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acuminata
AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
AuthorNI   Gronow
Qualification   in Gray
Year   1854
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Myrichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Myrichthys
Original Name   Muraena        
Taxon Name   acuminata
Original Combination   Muraena acuminata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Muraena acuminata
OriginalSubGenus   Muraena
Original Author   Gronow
Original AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
Original Qualification   in Gray
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
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SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Myrichthys breviceps
Current Species breviceps
Current Genus Myrichthys
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI Richardson
Current Year 1848
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Myrichthys breviceps  (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Myrichthys acuminatus (Gronow 1854) -- (McCosker 1977:78 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:63 [ref. 23100], McAllister 1990:48 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:56 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:373 [ref. 23827]). •Synonym of Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:374 [ref. 13288], McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:156 [ref. 21180], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:139 [ref. 25013]).

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acuminatus Myrichthys acuminatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
aki Myrichthys aki Tanaka [S.] 1917Synonym
alternans Myrichthys alternans (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Synonym
aspetocheiros Myrichthys aspetocheiros McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1993Valid
bleekeri Myrichthys bleekeri Gosline [W. A.] 1951Synonym
breviceps Myrichthys breviceps (Richardson [J.] 1848)Valid
colubrina Myrichthys colubrina (Boddaert [P.] 1781)Synonym
colubrinus Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert [P.] 1781)Valid
coronata Myrichthys coronata (Kaup [J. J.] 1859)Synonym
elaps Myrichthys elaps (Fowler [H. W.] 1912)Synonym
elapsoides Myrichthys elapsoides (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
fasciatus Myrichthys fasciatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
guineensis Myrichthys guineensis (Osório [B.] 1893)Synonym
guttulatus Myrichthys guttulatus (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
keckii Myrichthys keckii Silvester [C. F.] 1915Synonym
latemaculatus Myrichthys latemaculatus (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
longus Myrichthys longus (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
maculosus Myrichthys maculosus (Cuvier [G.] 1816)Valid
magnifica Myrichthys magnifica (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
magnificus Myrichthys magnificus (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Valid
ocellatus Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur [C. A.] 1825)Valid
oculatus Myrichthys oculatus (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
paleracio Myrichthys paleracio McCosker [J. E.] & Allen [G. R.] 2012Valid
panthostigmius Myrichthys panthostigmius Jordan [D. S.] & McGregor [E. A.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898Synonym
pantostigmius Myrichthys pantostigmius Jordan [D. S.] & McGregor [E. A.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898Valid
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