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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 and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Tanzania and Kenya and northern part of Zanzibar Island.
Species   melanospilus
AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
AuthorNI   Pfeffer
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Nothobranchiidae
Subfamily  
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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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Carinotetraodon melanospilus
Current Species   melanospilus
Current Genus   Carinotetraodon
Current AuthorWI   Pfeffer [G. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Pfeffer
Current Year   1896
Current Family   Tetraodontidae
Current Subfamily  
Tetraodontinae Tetraodontinae

Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution Eastern Africa: Tanzania and Kenya and northern part of Zanzibar Island.

Current Summary   Valid as Carinotetraodon melanospilus  (Pfeffer 1896). Tetraodontidae.
 
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], Britz et al. 2012:105 [ref. 32346]).

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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
annectens Nothobranchius annectens Watters [B. R.], Wildekamp [R. H.] & Cooper [B. J.] 1998Valid
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
cyaneus Nothobranchius cyaneus Seegers [L.] 1981Synonym
eggersi Nothobranchius eggersi Seegers [L.] 1982Valid
eiminki Nothobranchius eiminki Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
elongatus Nothobranchius elongatus Wildekamp [R. H.] 1982Valid
emini Nothobranchius emini Ahl [E.] 1935Synonym
fasciatus Nothobranchius fasciatus Wildekamp [R. H.] & Haas [R.] 1992Valid
flagrans Nothobranchius flagrans Nagy [B.] 2014Valid
flammicomantis Nothobranchius flammicomantis Wildekamp [R. H.], Watters [B. R.] & Sainthouse [I. F. N.] 1998Valid
foerschi Nothobranchius foerschi Wildekamp [R. H.] & Berkenkamp [H. O.] 1979Valid
furzeri Nothobranchius furzeri Jubb [R. A.] 1971Valid
fuscotaeniatus Nothobranchius fuscotaeniatus Seegers [L.] 1997Valid
gambiensis Nothobranchius gambiensis (Svensson [G. S. O.] 1933)Synonym
geminus Nothobranchius geminus Wildekamp [R. H.], Watters [B. R.] & Sainthouse [I. F. N.] 2002Valid
guentheri Nothobranchius guentheri (Pfeffer [G. J.] 1893)Valid
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