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Opisthopterus equitorialis
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Opisthopterus equitorialis


Opisthopterus equitorialis was originally described as Opisthopterus equitorialis by Hildebrand in 1946. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pristigasterinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   equitorialis
AuthorWI   Hildebrand [S. F.]
AuthorNI   Hildebrand
Qualification   ---
Year   1946
Status   Spelling
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily   Pristigasterinae
Genus   Opisthopterus
Original Name   Opisthopterus        
Taxon Name   equatorialis
Original Combination   Opisthopterus equatorialis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opisthopterus equatorialis
OriginalSubGenus   Opisthopterus
Original Author   Hildebrand
Original AuthorWI   Hildebrand [S. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1946
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pristigasterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Puerto Pizarro, Peru, 3°29'S, 80°26'W.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 127807
Page   93
Illustrations   Fig. 18

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opisthopterus equatorialis
Current Species   equatorialis
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Hildebrand [S. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Hildebrand
Current Year   1946
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym [Spelling] of Opisthopterus equatorialis  Hildebrand 1946. Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Valid as Opisthopterus equatorialis  Hildebrand 1946 -- (Whitehead 1985:292 [ref. 5141], Bussing & López S. 1994:48 [ref. 23101], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1417 [ref. 22830] as equitorialis, Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:141 [ref. 24555]).

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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
effulgens Opisthopterus effulgens (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Valid
elongata Opisthopterus elongata (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
equatorialis Opisthopterus equatorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
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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