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Opisthopterus macrognathus
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Opisthopterus macrognathus


Opisthopterus macrognathus was originally described as Opisthopterus macrognathus by Bleeker in 1866. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pristigasterinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   macrognathus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1866
Status   Synonym
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   macrognathus
Original Combination   Opisthopterus macrognathus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opisthopterus macrognathus
OriginalSubGenus   Opisthopterus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1866
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pristigasterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Type locality: Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. (Original localities include: Jakara, Benkulen, Padang, Priaman, Sumatra; Singapore; Sinkawang, Sampit, Borneo.).
Types   Paralectotypes: (19) BMNH 1867.11.28.7 (1), ?NMV 45838 (1), RMNH 7125 (1), 24960 [ex RMNH 7125] (13).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   RMNH 7125
Journal   Neder. Tijdschr. Dierk.
Citation   v. 3
Page   299

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opisthopterus tardoore
Current Species   tardoore
Current Genus Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1829
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Opisthopterus tardoore  (Cuvier 1829). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Synonym of Opisthopterus tardoore  (Cuvier 1829) -- (Whitehead 1985:294 [ref. 5141], Munroe et al. 1999:1767 [ref. 24728], Kottelat 2013:51 [ref. 32989]).

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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
equitorialis Opisthopterus equitorialis Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Spelling
indicus Opisthopterus indicus (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
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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