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Nothobranchius melanospilus

(Pfeffer 1896)

Nothobranchius melanospilus was originally described as Fundulus melanospilus by Pfeffer in 1896. It belongs to the family Nothobranchiidae. It is commonly known as Schwarzfleckiger Prachtgrundkärpfling. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanospilus
AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
AuthorNI   Pfeffer
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
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Genus   Nothobranchius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
Genus   Nothobranchius
Original Name   Fundulus        
Taxon Name   melanospilus
Original Combination   Fundulus melanospilus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Fundulus melanospilus
OriginalSubGenus   Fundulus
Original Author   Pfeffer
Original AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ilonga, eastern Tanzania, 6°47'S, 37°01'E.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:160 [ref. 19981].
Primary Code   ---
Page   48
Illustrations   Fig. 19a

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nothobranchius melanospilus
Current Species melanospilus
Current Genus Nothobranchius
Current AuthorWI Pfeffer [G. J.]
Current AuthorNI Pfeffer
Current Year 1896
Current Family Nothobranchiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Nothobranchius melanospilus  (Pfeffer 1896). Nothobranchiidae.
Name History   •Valid as Nothobranchius melanospilus (Pfeffer 1896) -- (Wildekamp et al. 1986:268 [ref. 6198], Wildekamp et al. 1998:289 [ref. 23323], Seegers 1997:16 [ref. 23895], Lazara 2001:224 [ref. 25711], Wildekamp et al. 2002:9 [ref. 26060], Seegers et al. 2003:41 [ref. 28087], Neumann 2008:35 [ref. 30291], Valdesalici 2007:61 [ref. 29287], Valdesalici & Hengstler 2008:190 [ref. 29898], Costa 2009:123 [ref. 30421], Wildekamp et al. 2009:240 [ref. 30677], Reichard 2010:50 [ref. 30694], Valdesalici 2010:60 [ref. 30802], Valdesalici et al. 2012:19 [ref. 32064], Costa 2017:41 [ref. 35059], Costa 2017:8 [ref. 35350], Costa 2019:81 [ref. 36530], Wildekamp 2019:43 [ref. 36945]).

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albertinensis Nothobranchius albertinensis Nagy [B.], Watters [B. R.] & Bellstedt [D. U.] in Nagy, Watters, Van der Merwe, Cotterill & Bellstedt 2020Valid
albimarginatus Nothobranchius albimarginatus Watters [B. R.], Wildekamp [R. H.] & Cooper [B. J.] 1998Valid
amsinghi Nothobranchius amsinghi Ahl [E.] 1928Synonym
amsingki Nothobranchius amsingki Ahl [E.] 1928Synonym
angelae Nothobranchius angelae Watters [B. R.], Nagy [B.] & Bellstedt [D. U.] in Watters, Nagy, Van der Merwe, Cotterill & Bellstedt 2019Valid
annectens Nothobranchius annectens Watters [B. R.], Wildekamp [R. H.] & Cooper [B. J.] 1998Valid
attenboroughi Nothobranchius attenboroughi Nagy [B.], Watters [B. R.] & Bellstedt [D. U.] in Nagy, Watters, Van der Merwe, Cotterill & Bellstedt 2020Valid
bellemansi Nothobranchius bellemansi Valdesalici [S.] 2014Valid
bojiensis Nothobranchius bojiensis Wildekamp [R. H.] & Haas [R.] 1992Valid
boklundi Nothobranchius boklundi Valdesalici [S.] 2010Valid
brieni Nothobranchius brieni Poll [M.] 1938Valid
capriviensis Nothobranchius capriviensis Watters [B. R.], Wildekamp [R. H.] & Shidlovskiy [K. M.] 2015Valid
cardinalis Nothobranchius cardinalis Watters [B. R.], Cooper [B. J.] & Wildekamp [R. H.] 2008Valid
chochamandai Nothobranchius chochamandai Nagy [B.] 2014Valid
cooperi Nothobranchius cooperi Nagy [B.], Watters [B. R.] & Bellstedt [D. U.] 2017Valid
cyaneus Nothobranchius cyaneus Seegers [L.] 1981Synonym
derhami Nothobranchius derhami Valdesalici [S.] & Amato [G.] 2019Valid
ditte Nothobranchius ditte Nagy [B.] 2018Valid
eggersi Nothobranchius eggersi Seegers [L.] 1982Valid
eiminki Nothobranchius eiminki Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
elongatus Nothobranchius elongatus Wildekamp [R. H.] 1982Valid
elucens Nothobranchius elucens Nagy [B.] 2021Valid
emini Nothobranchius emini Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
fasciatus Nothobranchius fasciatus Wildekamp [R. H.] & Haas [R.] 1992Valid
flagrans Nothobranchius flagrans Nagy [B.] 2014Valid
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