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Odaxothrissa mento
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Odaxothrissa mento

(Regan 1917)
  

Odaxothrissa mento was originally described as Cynothrissa mento by Regan in 1917. It belongs to the family Clupeidae and subfamily Pellonulinae. It is commonly known as Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline but has many other common names such as in Ghana as Deyi, in Nigeria as Salanpore, in United Kingdom as Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is West-central Africa: Nigeria to Cameroon, and Volta River and Lake Volta, Ghana.
Species   mento
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1917
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Subfamily  
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae
Genus   Odaxothrissa
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Subfamily   Pellonulinae
Genus   Odaxothrissa
Original Name   Cynothrissa        
Taxon Name   mento
Original Combination   Cynothrissa mento
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cynothrissa mento
OriginalSubGenus   Cynothrissa
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1917
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pellonulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Agberi, southern Nigeria.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1902.11.10.61
Page   204
Illustrations   Fig. 1.1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Odaxothrissa mento
Current Species   mento
Current Genus   Odaxothrissa
Current AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan
Current Year   1917
Current Family   Clupeidae
Current Subfamily  
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae

       
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   West-central Africa: Nigeria to Cameroon, and Volta River and Lake Volta, Ghana.

Current Summary   Valid as Odaxothrissa mento  (Regan 1917). Clupeidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Cynothrissa mento  Regan 1917 -- (Poll et al. 1984:42 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:137 [ref. 5141], Poll & Gosse 1995:127 [ref. 24781]). • Valid as Odaxothrissa mento  (Regan 1917) -- (Gourene & Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1990:108 [ref. 21589], Gourène & Teugels 1991:454 [ref. 19026], Lévèque et al. 1991:138 [ref. 31367], Dankwa et al. 1999:12 [ref. 28023], Teugels 2007:197 [ref. 30016]).

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ansorgii Odaxothrissa ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Valid
losera Odaxothrissa losera Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
vittata Odaxothrissa vittata Regan [C. T.] 1917Valid
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