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Oligolepis nijsseni

(Menon & Govindan 1977)

Oligolepis nijsseni was originally described as Oxyurichthys nijsseni by Menon & Govindan in 1977. It belongs to the family Oxudercidae. It is found in Brackish water and its distribution is India.
Species   nijsseni
AuthorWI   Menon [A. G. K.] & Govindan [N.]
AuthorNI   Menon & Govindan
Qualification   ---
Year   1977
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
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Genus   Oligolepis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
Genus   Oligolepis
Original Name   Oxyurichthys        
Taxon Name   nijsseni
Original Combination   Oxyurichthys nijsseni
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Oxyurichthys nijsseni
OriginalSubGenus   Oxyurichthys
Original Author   Menon & Govindan
Original AuthorWI   Menon [A. G. K.] & Govindan [N.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1977
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ennore estuary, Tamil Nadu, India.
Types   Paratypes: ZMA 115270 (2); ZSI F251/76 (18).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:101 [ref. 19236].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZSI F250/76
Journal   Matsya
Citation   No. 2 [for 1976]
Page   13
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Oligolepis nijsseni
Current Species   nijsseni
Current Genus   Oligolepis
Current AuthorWI   Menon [A. G. K.] & Govindan [N.]
Current AuthorNI   Menon & Govindan
Current Year   1977
Current Family   Oxudercidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Brackish water
Distribution   India.

Current Summary   Valid as Oligolepis nijsseni  (Menon & Govindan 1977). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Oxyurichthys formosanus  Nichols 1959 -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:941 [ref. 20764]). • Synonym of Oligolepis acutipennis  (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Menon & Rema Devi 1991:464 [ref. 20061]). • Valid as Oligolepis nijsseni  (Menon & Govindan 1977) -- (Pezold 2004:273 [ref. 27685]). • Perhaps a synonym of Oligolepis acutipennis  (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Rema Devi 1993:179 [ref. 24020], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989]).

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acutipennis Oligolepis acutipennis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Valid
acutipinnis Oligolepis acutipinnis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Synonym
chiengmaiensis Oligolepis chiengmaiensis (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Synonym
cylindriceps Oligolepis cylindriceps (Hora [S. L.] 1923)Valid
dasi Oligolepis dasi (Talwar [P. K.], Chatterjee [T. K.] & Dev Roy [M. K.] 1982)Valid
fasciatus Oligolepis fasciatus Wu [H.-L.] & Lin [Sh.-D.] 1983Synonym
jaarmani Oligolepis jaarmani (Weber [M.] 1913)Valid
keiensis Oligolepis keiensis (Smith [J. L. B.] 1938)Valid
melanostigma Oligolepis melanostigma (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
oligolepis Osteochilus oligolepis (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
setosus Oligolepis setosus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)Synonym
stomias Oligolepis stomias (Smith [H. M.] 1941)Valid
talwari Oligolepis talwari (Mehta [R.], Kamala Devi & Mehta [H. S.] 1989)Synonym
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