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Notoscopelus elongatus

(Costa 1844)

Notoscopelus elongatus was originally described as Scopelus elongatus by Costa in 1844. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Mediterranean Sea endemic.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Costa [O. G.]
AuthorNI   Costa
Qualification   ---
Year   1844
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae
Genus   Notoscopelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae
Genus   Notoscopelus
Original Name   Scopelus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Scopelus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scopelus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Scopelus
Original Author   Costa
Original AuthorWI   Costa [O. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1844
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lampanyctinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ercolano, southeast of [Napoli] Naples, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   Scopelus p. 2
Illustrations   Pl. 35

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Notoscopelus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus Notoscopelus
Current AuthorWI Costa [O. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Costa
Current Year   1844
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 45 to 1000 meters.
Distribution Mediterranean Sea endemic.

Current Summary   Valid as Notoscopelus elongatus  (Costa 1844). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Hygophum benoiti  (Cocco 1838) -- (Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:45 [ref. 26753]). • Valid as Notoscopelus elongatus  (Costa 1844) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:195 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:16 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:477 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:230 [ref. 25518], Porteiro et al. 1999:40 [ref. 24203], Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:46 [ref. 26753]).

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bolini Notoscopelus bolini Nafpaktitis [B. G.] 1975Valid
brachychier Notoscopelus brachychier (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1889)Synonym
castaneus Notoscopelus castaneus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
caudispinosus Notoscopelus caudispinosus (Johnson [J. Y.] 1863)Valid
ejectus Notoscopelus ejectus Waite [E. R.] 1904Synonym
hoffmanni Notoscopelus hoffmanni (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Synonym
japonicus Notoscopelus japonicus (Tanaka [S.] 1908)Valid
kroeyeri Notoscopelus kroeyeri (Malm [A. W.] 1861)Synonym
kroeyerii Notoscopelus kroeyerii Malm [A. W.] 1861Spelling
kroyeri Notoscopelus kroyeri (Malm [A. W.] 1861)Valid
margaritiferus Notoscopelus margaritiferus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
pseudocrocodilus Notoscopelus pseudocrocodilus (Moreau [É.] 1891)Synonym
quercinus Notoscopelus quercinus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
resplendens Notoscopelus resplendens (Richardson [J.] 1845)Valid
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