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Ophisternon afer

(Boulenger 1909)

Ophisternon afer was originally described as Symbranchus afer by Boulenger in 1909. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   afer
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1909
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
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Genus   Ophisternon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophisternon
Original Name   Symbranchus        
Taxon Name   afer
Original Combination   Symbranchus afer
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Symbranchus afer
OriginalSubGenus   Symbranchus
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1909
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Mansoa, Guinea-Bissau.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1909.10.29.114
Page   430

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophisternon afrum
Current Species afrum
Current Genus Ophisternon
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1909
Current Family Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ophisternon afrum  (Boulenger 1909). Synbranchidae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophisternon afrum (Boulenger 1909) -- (Rosen & Greenwood 1976:51 [ref. 7094], Daget 1986:291 [ref. 6203], Greenwood 1990:1023 [ref. 19525], Daget in Lévêque et al. 1992:660 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:83 [ref. 24781], Bailey & Gans 1998:6 [ref. 23296], Britz et al. 2016:313 [ref. 34914]).

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aenigmaticum Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.] 1976Valid
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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