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Ophidium giganteum

(Kittlitz 1858)

Ophidium giganteum was originally described as Ophidium giganteum by Kittlitz in 1858. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Ophidiinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   giganteum
AuthorWI   Kittlitz [F. H.]
AuthorNI   Kittlitz
Qualification   ---
Year   1858
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Ophidiinae Ophidiinae
Genus   Ophidium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Ophidiinae
Genus   Ophidium
Original Name   Ophidium        
Taxon Name   giganteum
Original Combination   Ophidium giganteum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophidium giganteum
OriginalSubGenus   Ophidium
Original Author   Kittlitz
Original AuthorWI   Kittlitz [F. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1858
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Neu-Archangelsk [Sitka], Alaska, U.S.A.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Denkwürdigkeiten Reise
Page   v. 1, p. 226

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cryptacanthodes giganteus
Current Species   giganteus
Current Genus Cryptacanthodes
Current AuthorWI Kittlitz [F. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Kittlitz
Current Year   1858
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Cryptacanthodes giganteus  (Kittlitz 1858). Cryptacanthodidae.
Name History   •Valid as Delolepis gigantea (Kittlitz 1858) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:254 [ref. 9277], Matarese et al. 1989:521 [ref. 26885]). •Valid as Cryptacanthodes giganteus (Kittlitz 1858) -- (McAllister 1990:171 [ref. 14674], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:771 [ref. 25968], Mecklenburg 2003:2 [ref. 27297], Nelson et al. 2004:159 [ref. 27807], Radchenko et al. 2011:493 [ref. 32458], Page et al. 2013:164 [ref. 32708], Schnell & Hilton 2014:189 [ref. 35299], Pietsch & Orr 2015:63 [ref. 34694], Kells et al. 2016:284 [ref. 35888]).

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aculeatum Ophidium aculeatum (Basilewsky [S.] 1855)Synonym
aculeatum Ophidium aculeatum (Bloch [M. E.] 1786)Synonym
atropurpureum Ophidium atropurpureum (Kittlitz [F. H.] 1858)Synonym
barbatum obtusirostre Ophidium barbatum obtusirostre Costa [O. G.] 1843In family
beani Ophidium beani (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883)Synonym
blacodes Ophidium blacodes (Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801)Synonym
brasiliense Ophidium brasiliense (Kaup [J. J.] (ex Valenciennes) 1856)Synonym
brevibarbe Ophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
dentatum Ophidium dentatum (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
fierasfer Ophidium fierasfer (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
fulvescens Ophidium fulvescens (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
graellsi Ophidium graellsi (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
holbrookii Ophidium holbrookii (Putnam [F. W.] 1874)Synonym
imberbe Ophidium imberbe (Cuvier [G.] 1815)Synonym
maculatum Ophidium maculatum (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
maculatum Ophidium maculatum (Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846)Synonym
maculatus Ophidium maculatus Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846Synonym
marginatum Ophidium marginatum (DeKay [J. E.] 1842)Synonym
mastacembelus Ophidium mastacembelus (Banks [J.] & Solander [D. C.] in Russell 1794)Synonym
mucronatum Ophidium mucronatum (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
muraenolepis Ophidium muraenolepis (Günther [A.] 1880)Synonym
obtusirostre Ophidium obtusirostre Costa [O. G.] 1843In family
ocellatum Ophidium ocellatum (Tilesius [W. G. von] 1811)Synonym
parrii Ophidium parrii (Ross [J. C.] 1826)In family
pellucidum Ophidium pellucidum (Couch [J.] 1832)Synonym
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