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Ophisternon infernale

(Hubbs 1938)

Ophisternon infernale was originally described as Pluto infernale by Hubbs in 1938. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is commonly known as Blind swamp eel and is known blind swamp eel in USA (contiguous states), Anguila ciega in Mexico. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   infernale
AuthorWI   Hubbs [C. L.]
AuthorNI   Hubbs
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
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Genus   Ophisternon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophisternon
Original Name   Pluto        
Taxon Name   infernalis
Original Combination   Pluto infernalis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pluto infernalis
OriginalSubGenus   Pluto
Original Author   Hubbs
Original AuthorWI   Hubbs [C. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Hoctun Cave at Hoctun, between Merida and Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   UMMZ 116093
Page   292
Illustrations   Pl. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophisternon infernale
Current Species infernale
Current Genus Ophisternon
Current AuthorWI Hubbs [C. L.]
Current AuthorNI Hubbs
Current Year 1938
Current Family Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Ophisternon infernale  (Hubbs 1938). Synbranchidae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophisternon infernale (Hubbs 1938) -- (Rosen & Greenwood 1976:52 [ref. 7094], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:62 [ref. 22290], Romero & Paulson 2001:34 [ref. 26040], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:594 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:113 [ref. 27807], Miller 2006:323 [ref. 28615], Proudlove 2006:183 [ref. 28992], Page et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32708]).

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aenigmaticum Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.] 1976Valid
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
microphthalmus Ophisternon microphthalmus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
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