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Ogcocephalus vespertilio

(Linnaeus 1758)

Ogcocephalus vespertilio was originally described as Lophius vespertilio by Linnaeus in 1758. It belongs to the family Ogcocephalidae. It is commonly known as Pez diablo narizón. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   vespertilio
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1758
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Ogcocephalidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Ogcocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Ogcocephalidae
Genus   Ogcocephalus
Original Name   Lophius        
Taxon Name   vespertilio
Original Combination   Lophius vespertilio
Original Genus   Lophius
Original Genus Species   Lophius vespertilio
OriginalSubGenus   Lophius
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1758
Original Family   Lophiidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   American Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Lönnberg 1896:39 [ref. 23530].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   Zool. Inst. Uppsala [Mus. Alströmer-Linné] 40
Page   236

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Ogcocephalus vespertilio
Current Species   vespertilio
Current Genus   Ogcocephalus
Current AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1758
Current Family   Ogcocephalidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Endemic to SWA
Distribution   Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Ogcocephalus vespertilio  (Linnaeus 1758). Ogcocephalidae.
Name History   • Valid as Ogcocephalus vespertilio  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Bradbury 1967:427 [ref. 23209], Bradbury 1980:247 [ref. 6538], Andreata & Séret 1996:584 [ref. 16204], Camargo & Isaac 2001:141 [ref. 27639], Bradbury 2003:10 [ref. 27309], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192]).

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angusta Ogcocephalus angusta (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
cayennensis Ogcocephalus cayennensis Puyo [J.] 1936Synonym
corniger Ogcocephalus corniger Bradbury [M. G.] 1980Valid
cubifrons Ogcocephalus cubifrons (Richardson [J.] 1837)Valid
darwini Ogcocephalus darwini Hubbs [C. L.] 1958Valid
declivirostris Ogcocephalus declivirostris Bradbury [M. G.] 1980Valid
longirostris Ogcocephalus longirostris (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Synonym
nasutus Ogcocephalus nasutus (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
nasutus cayennensis Ogcocephalus nasutus cayennensis Puyo [J.] 1936Synonym
notata Ogcocephalus notata (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Spelling
notatus Ogcocephalus notatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Valid
pantostictus Ogcocephalus pantostictus Bradbury [M. G.] 1980Valid
parvus Ogcocephalus parvus Longley [W. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1940Valid
porrectus Ogcocephalus porrectus Garman [S.] 1899Valid
pumilus Ogcocephalus pumilus Bradbury [M. G.] 1980Valid
radiatus Ogcocephalus radiatus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1818)Uncertain
rostellum Ogcocephalus rostellum Bradbury [M. G.] 1980Valid
rostratus Ogcocephalus rostratus (Shaw [G.] 1804)Synonym
truncata Ogcocephalus truncata (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Synonym
vespertilo Ogcocephalus vespertilo Linnaeus [C.] 1758Spelling
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