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Myripristis vittata

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Myripristis vittata was originally described as Myripristis vittata by Valenciennes in 1831. It belongs to the family Holocentridae and subfamily Myripristinae. It is commonly known as Whitetip soldierfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Whitetip soldierfish, in Japan as Beni-matsukasa, in Philippines as Baga-baga, in South Africa as Immaculate soldier, in Maldives as Dhan bodu. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, Queensland (Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga.
Species   vittata
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1831
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Holocentriformes Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Subfamily  
Myripristinae Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Subfamily   Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Original Name   Myripristis        
Taxon Name   vittatus
Original Combination   Myripristis vittatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Myripristis vittatus
OriginalSubGenus   Myripristis
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1831
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myripristinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:23 [ref. 20740].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-7588
Page   492

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Myripristis vittata
Current Species   vittata
Current Genus   Myripristis
Current AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1831
Current Family   Holocentridae
Current Subfamily  
Myripristinae Myripristinae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 80 meters.
   
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, Queensland (Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga.

Current Summary   Valid as Myripristis vittata  Valenciennes 1831. Holocentridae: Myripristinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Myripristis vittatus  Valenciennes 1831 -- (Greenfield 1974:18 [ref. 7142], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:113 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:378 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:17 [ref. 13251], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:208 [ref. 24674]). • Valid as Myripristis vittata  Valenciennes 1831 -- (Randall & Heemstra 1986:425 [ref. 5707], Randall et al. 1990:63 [ref. 15987], Chen et al. 1990:256 [ref. 16678], Randall et al. 1993:227 [ref. 21003], Randall & Greenfield 1996:52 [ref. 22543], Allen 1997:68 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:30 [ref. 26476] with author as Cuvier, Kuiter 1997:64 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:63 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:81 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:131 [ref. 24106], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2255 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:495 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:143 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:9 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:495 [ref. 26001] with author as Cuvier, Allen & Adrim 2003:27 [ref. 26830] with author as Cuvier, Randall et al. 2004:9 [ref. 27624] with author as Cuvier, Randall 2005:91 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:308 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:779 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:149 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:34 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:172 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:252 [ref. 32706]).

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adusta Myripristis adusta Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
adustus Myripristis adustus Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
amaena Myripristis amaena (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873)Valid
amaenus Myripristis amaenus (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1873)Spelling
amaenus tiki Myripristis amaenus tiki Greenfield [D. W.] 1966Not available
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. de] 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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