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Myripristis melanostictus
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Myripristis melanostictus


Myripristis melanostictus was originally described as Myripristis melanostictus by Bleeker in 1863. It belongs to the family Holocentridae and subfamily Myripristinae. It is commonly known as Pale soldier and is known Pale soldier in South Africa, Pale soldier in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanostictus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Holocentriformes Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Myripristinae Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Subfamily   Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Original Name   Myripristis        
Taxon Name   melanostictus
Original Combination   Myripristis melanostictus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Myripristis melanostictus
OriginalSubGenus   Myripristis
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myripristinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ternate, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 5157
Journal   Nedern Tijdschr. Dierk.
Citation   v. 1
Page   237

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Myripristis botche
Current Species botche
Current Genus Myripristis
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI Cuvier
Current Year 1829
Current Family Holocentridae
Current Subfamily
Myripristinae Myripristinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Myripristis botche  Cuvier 1829. Holocentridae: Myripristinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Myripristis hexagonus (Lacepède 1802) -- (Greenfield 1974:25 [ref. 7142]). •Valid as Myripristis melanostictus Bleeker 1863 -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Randall & Heemstra 1986:424 [ref. 5707] as melanosticta, Allen & Swainston 1988:42 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:377 [ref. 12442], Chen et al. 1990:254 [ref. 16678] as melanosticta, Mohsin & Ambak 1996:189 [ref. 27969], Kotlyar 1996:88 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1997:846 [ref. 23713], Allen 1997:66 [ref. 23977], Kotlyar 1998:207 [ref. 24674], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:141 [ref. 25191] as melanosticta, Mishra & Krishnan 2003:24 [ref. 27712] as melanosticta). •Synonym of Myripristis botche Cuvier 1829 -- (Randall & Greenfield 1996:25 [ref. 22543], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2239 [ref. 24790], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Randall et al. 2003:410 [ref. 26954], Randall 2005:88 [ref. 28239]).

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adusta Myripristis adusta Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
adustus Myripristis adustus Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
amaena Myripristis amaena (Castelnau [F. L.] 1873)Valid
amaenus Myripristis amaenus (Castelnau [F. L.] 1873)Synonym
amaenus tiki Myripristis amaenus tiki Greenfield [D. W.] 1966Synonym
archiepiscopus Myripristis archiepiscopus Valenciennes [A.] 1862Synonym
argyromus Myripristis argyromus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Synonym
astakhovi Myripristis astakhovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1997Valid
aulacodes Myripristis aulacodes Randall [J. E.] & Greenfield [D. W.] 1996Valid
australis Myripristis australis (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
axillaris Myripristis axillaris Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
berndti Myripristis berndti Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Valid
bleekeri Myripristis bleekeri Günther [A.] (ex Bleeker) 1859Synonym
borbonicus Myripristis borbonicus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
botche Myripristis botche Cuvier [G.] 1829Valid
bowditchae Myripristis bowditchae Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
carneus Myripristis carneus Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1886Synonym
chryseres Myripristis chryseres Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Valid
chryseus Myripristis chryseus (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
clarionensis Myripristis clarionensis Gilbert [C. H.] 1897Valid
earlei Myripristis earlei Randall [J. E.], Allen [G. R.] & Robertson [D. R.] 2003Valid
formosa Myripristis formosa Randall [J. E.] & Greenfield [D. W.] 1996Valid
gildi Myripristis gildi Greenfield [D. W.] 1965Valid
greenfieldi Myripristis greenfieldi Randall [J. E.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1996Valid
guezei Myripristis (Holotrachys) guezei Postel [E.] 1962Synonym
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