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Opisthopterus effulgens

(Regan 1903)
  

Opisthopterus effulgens was originally described as Pristigaster (Opisthopterus) effulgens by Regan in 1903. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pristigasterinae. It is commonly known as Vaqueira longfin herring and is known Poisson-papier vaqueira in France, Arenquilla vaqueira in Spain, Vaqueira longfin herring in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific: southern Colombia to Ecuador.
Species   effulgens
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily  
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily   Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Original Name   Pristigaster (Opisthopterus)        
Taxon Name   effulgens
Original Combination   Pristigaster (Opisthopterus) effulgens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pristigaster (Opisthopterus) effulgens
OriginalSubGenus   Pristigaster
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pristigasterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Vaqueria, northwestern Ecuador.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1902.4.29.49
Page   621

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Opisthopterus effulgens
Current Species   effulgens
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan
Current Year   1903
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Eastern Pacific: southern Colombia to Ecuador.

Current Summary   Valid as Opisthopterus effulgens  (Regan 1903). Pristigasteridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Opisthopterus effulgens  (Regan 1903) -- (Whitehead 1985:291 [ref. 5141], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1417 [ref. 22830]).

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argenteus Opisthopterus argenteus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
dovi Opisthopterus dovi (Günther [A.] 1868)Spelling
dovii Opisthopterus dovii (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
elongata Opisthopterus elongata (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
equatorialis Opisthopterus equatorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
equitorialis Opisthopterus equitorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Spelling
indicus Opisthopterus indicus (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
macrognathus Opisthopterus macrognathus Bleeker [P.] 1866Synonym
macrops Opisthopterus macrops (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
tardoore Opisthopterus tardoore (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
tartoor Opisthopterus tartoor (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
tartur Opisthopterus tartur Zugmayer [E.] 1913Not available
valenciennesi Opisthopterus valenciennesi Bleeker [P.] 1872Valid
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