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Ophidium mastacembelus

(Banks & Solander 1794)

Ophidium mastacembelus was originally described as Ophidium mastacembelus by Banks & Solander in 1794. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Ophidiinae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   mastacembelus
AuthorWI   Banks [J.] & Solander [D. C.]
AuthorNI   Banks & Solander
Qualification   in Russell
Year   1794
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   mastacembelus
Original Combination   Ophidium mastacembelus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophidium mastacembelus
OriginalSubGenus   Ophidium
Original Author   Banks & Solander
Original AuthorWI   Banks [J.] & Solander [D. C.]
Original Qualification   in Russell
Original Year   1794
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kowick River, Aleppo [Quwayq River, Halab, Syria].
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1955.6.25.4-6 (3).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Aleppo Nat. Hist., ed. 2
Citation   v. 2
Page   209
Illustrations   Pl. 6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Mastacembelus mastacembelus
Current Species   mastacembelus
Current Genus Mastacembelus
Current AuthorWI Banks [J.] & Solander [D. C.]
Current AuthorNI   Banks & Solander
Current Year   1794
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Synonym of Mastacembelus mastacembelus  (Banks & Solander 1794). Mastacembelidae.
Name History   •Valid as Mastacembelus mastacembelus (Banks & Solander 1794) -- (Travers 1984:143 [ref. 5147], Coad 1991:22 [ref. 15702], Coad 1995:32 [ref. 23608], Coad 1996:71 [ref. 25297], Coad 1996:86 [ref. 25304], Coad 1998:103 [ref. 23869], Fricke et al. 2007:76 [ref. 29533], Coad 2010:258 [ref. 36620], Esmaeili et al. 2010:375 [ref. 33391], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:895 [ref. 34062], Çiçek et al. 2015:151 [ref. 35151], Coad 2015:2 [ref. 35412], Esmaeili et al. 2017:94 [ref. 35254], Esmaeili et al. 2018:75 [ref. 36089]).

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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
giganteum Ophidium giganteum (Kittlitz [F. H.] 1858)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
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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