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Ophisternon aenigmaticum

Rosen & Greenwood
  

Ophisternon aenigmaticum was originally described as Ophisternon aenigmaticum by Rosen & Greenwood in 1976. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is commonly known as Swamp eel and is known obscure swamp eel in USA (contiguous states), Obscure swamp eel in Belize. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   aenigmaticum
AuthorWI   Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.]
AuthorNI   Rosen & Greenwood
Qualification   ---
Year   1976
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Ophisternon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophisternon
Original Name   Ophisternon        
Taxon Name   aenigmaticum
Original Combination   Ophisternon aenigmaticum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophisternon aenigmaticum
OriginalSubGenus   Ophisternon
Original Author   Rosen & Greenwood
Original AuthorWI   Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1976
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   About 13 kilometers southwest of Sebol, Alta Verapaz, Río Chajmaic, Guatemala.
Types   Paratypes: AMNH 3286 (2), 8817 (ca 15), 17269SW (1 c&s), 18683 (3), 19584 (1), 24515 (1), 25145 (1), 25187 (1), 25403 (2), 25470 (2), 26271 (1), 30217 (1), 31502 (1), 31504 (4), 31508 (1), 31554 (1), 31573 (3), 31594 (3), 31619 (1), 31701 (1), 31723 (2), 32002 (2), 32017 (3), 32071 (4), 32096 (2), 32408 (3); UMMZ 104117 (1), 98883 (1), 158397 (1), 167700 (1), 190581 (2), 190711 (3), 190810 (2), 193885 (2).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMNH 32410
Journal   Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.
Citation   v. 157 (art. 1)
Page   52
Illustrations   Figs. 23-24

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Ophisternon aenigmaticum
Current Species   aenigmaticum
Current Genus Ophisternon
Current AuthorWI Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Rosen & Greenwood
Current Year   1976
Current Family Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
   

Current Summary   Valid as Ophisternon aenigmaticum  Rosen & Greenwood 1976. Synbranchidae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen & Greenwood 1976 -- (Villa 1982:156 [ref. 36708], Lee et al. 1983:62 [ref. 22527], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:62 [ref. 22290], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:138 [ref. 22947], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:594 [ref. 27061], Smith et al. 2003:19 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:113 [ref. 27807], Perdices et al. 2005:460 [ref. 28418], Miller 2006:323 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2007:37 [ref. 30398], Matamoros et al. 2009:16 [ref. 31241], Page et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32708], Phillip et al. 2013:21 [ref. 32896], Angulo et al. 2013:998 [ref. 33194]).

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afer Ophisternon afer (Boulenger [G. A.] 1909)Synonym
afrum Ophisternon afrum (Boulenger [G. A.] 1909)Valid
bengalense Ophisternon bengalense McClelland [J.] 1844Valid
bengalensis Ophisternon bengalensis McClelland [J.] 1844Synonym
candidum Ophisternon candidum (Mees [G. F.] 1962)Valid
gutturale Ophisternon gutturale (Richardson [J.] 1845)Valid
hepaticus Ophisternon hepaticus McClelland [J.] 1844Synonym
infernale Ophisternon infernale (Hubbs [C. L.] 1938)Valid
microphthalmus Ophisternon microphthalmus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
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