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Ophichthus episcopus

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Ophichthus episcopus was originally described as Ophichthys episcopus by Castelnau in 1878. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   episcopus
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1878
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily  
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Original Name   Ophichthys        
Taxon Name   episcopus
Original Combination   Ophichthys episcopus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophichthys episcopus
OriginalSubGenus   Ophichthys
Original Author   Castelnau
Original AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L. de]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1878
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:129 [ref. 20810].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   244

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Ophichthus bonaparti
Current Species   bonaparti
Current Genus   Ophichthus
Current AuthorWI   Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Kaup
Current Year   1856
Current Family   Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily  
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Ophichthus bonaparti  (Kaup 1856). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Ophichthus episcopus  Castelnau 1878 -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Paxton et al. 1989:119 [ref. 12442], Smith & McCosker 1999:1669 [ref. 24715], Johnson 1999:721 [ref. 25471]). • Synonym of Ophichthus bonaparti  (Kaup 1856) -- (McCosker 2002:29 [ref. 25848], McCosker et al. 2006:271 [ref. 29006]).

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afuerae Ophichthus afuerae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
algoensis Ophichthus algoensis Barnard [K. H.] 1925Synonym
alleni Ophichthus alleni McCosker [J. E.] 2010Valid
altipennis Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
altipinnis Ophichthus altipinnis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
aniptocheilos Ophichthus aniptocheilos McCosker [J. E.] 2010Valid
apachus Ophichthus apachus McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1998Valid
aphotistos Ophichthus aphotistos McCosker [J. E.] & Chen [Y.-Y.] 2000Valid
apicalis Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Valid
arneutes Ophichthus arneutes McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1998Valid
asakusae Ophichthus asakusae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Valid
ater Ophichthus ater Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
bangko Ophichthus bangko (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
bennettai Ophichthus bennettai McCosker [J. E.] 1986Synonym
bicolor Ophichthus bicolor McCosker [J. E.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2015Valid
bonaparti Ophichthus bonaparti (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
brachycephalus Ophichthus brachycephalus (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
brachynotopterus Ophichthus brachynotopterus Karrer [C.] 1983Valid
brachyurus Ophichthus brachyurus Poey [F.] 1868Synonym
brasiliensis Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
brevicaudatus Ophichthus brevicaudatus Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981Valid
brevirostris Ophichthus brevirostris McCosker [J. E.] & Ross [S. W.] 2007Valid
callaensis Ophichthus callaensis Günther [A.] 1873Synonym
callisoma Ophichthus callisoma (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
caribbaeus Ophichthus caribbaeus (Fowler [H. W.] 1944)Uncertain
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