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Ophichthys episcopus

(Castelnau 1878)

Ophichthys episcopus was originally described as Ophichthys episcopus by Castelnau in 1878. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   episcopus
AuthorWI   Castelnau [F. L.]
AuthorNI   Castelnau
Qualification   ---
Year   1878
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
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Genus   Ophichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophichthys
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.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1878
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
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
Journal   Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.
Citation   v. 2 (pt 3)
Page   244

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

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 Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

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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adspersus Ophichthys adspersus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
algoensis Ophichthys algoensis (Barnard [K. H.] 1925)Synonym
amboinensis Ophichthys amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1864)In family
amoyensis Ophichthys amoyensis (Bleeker [P.] 1864)In family
anguiformis Ophichthys (Sphaegebranchus) anguiformis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
anguiformis Ophichthys anguiformis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
apicalis Ophichthys apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Synonym
arenicola Ophichthys arenicola (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871)Synonym
ascensionis Ophichthys ascensionis (Studer [T.] 1889)Synonym
ater Ophichthys (Herpetoichthys) ater (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
ater Ophichthys ater (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
biserialis Ophichthys biserialis (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
bitaeniatus Ophichthys bitaeniatus (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
bleekeri Ophichthys bleekeri (Volz [W.] 1903)Synonym
boro Ophichthys boro (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
brachyurus Ophichthys brachyurus (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
brevicaudatus Ophichthys brevicaudatus (Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981)Synonym
brevimanus Ophichthys (Pisodontophis) brevimanus (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
brevimanus Ophichthys brevimanus (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
brevirostris Ophichthys brevirostris (Poey [F.] 2000)In family
buettikoferi Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) buettikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
buettikoferi Ophichthys buettikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
büttikoferi Ophichthys büttikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
caecus Ophichthys caecus (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Brander) 1758)Synonym
calamus Ophichthys calamus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
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