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Ophichthus erabo

(Jordan & Snyder 1901)

Ophichthus erabo was originally described as Microdonophis erabo by Jordan & Snyder in 1901. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Blotched snake-eel and is known Mongaradôshi in Japan, Blotched snake-eel in South Africa, Blotched snake-eel in Sodwana, Gevlekte slangpaling in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   erabo
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.]
AuthorNI   Jordan & Snyder
Qualification   ---
Year   1901
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Original Name   Microdonophis        
Taxon Name   erabo
Original Combination   Microdonophis erabo
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Microdonophis erabo
OriginalSubGenus   Microdonophis
Original Author   Jordan & Snyder
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1901
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Misaki, Japan.
Types   Paratypes: (6) ANSP 26224 (1), MCZ 29032 (1), CAS-SU 6667 (1), ?CAS-SU 6744 (1), USNM 49924 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:49 [ref. 12291], Böhlke 1984:133 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:31 [ref. 21917]. Types: Shinohara & Williams 2006:550 [ref. 31656].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   CAS-SU 6477
Page   870
Illustrations   Fig. 17

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophichthus erabo
Current Species erabo
Current Genus Ophichthus
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.]
Current AuthorNI Jordan & Snyder
Current Year 1901
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Ophichthus erabo  (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophichthus erabo (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:31 [ref. 6441], McCosker & Castle 1986:183 [ref. 5690], Smith & McCosker 1999:1669 [ref. 24715], Nakabo 2000:222 [ref. 25086], McCosker in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], McCosker 2002:26 [ref. 25848], Nakabo 2002:222 [ref. 26001], Tang & Zhang 2004:20 [ref. 27889] as erado, Randall 2007:68 [ref. 30952], Zhang et al. 2010:336 [ref. 31511], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:60 [ref. 35264] as Ophichthys, McCosker et al. 2012:7 [ref. 31982], Fricke et al. 2015:64 [ref. 33895], Ho et al. 2015:172 [ref. 34130], McCosker & Ho 2015:72 [ref. 34123], Golani & Fricke 2018:28 [ref. 36273], Hibino et al. 2019:302 [ref. 36433], Kang et al. 2019:420 [ref. 36943], Vo et al. 2019:8 [ref. 37206], McCosker et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37376]).

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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
brevidorsalis Ophichthus brevidorsalis Chiu [Y.-C] & Hibino [Y.] in Hibino, Chiu, Chen & Shao 2019Valid
brevirostris Ophichthus brevirostris McCosker [J. E.] & Ross [S. W.] 2007Valid
callaensis Ophichthus callaensis Günther [A.] 1873Synonym
callisoma Ophichthus callisoma (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
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