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Parascolopsis townsendi


Parascolopsis townsendi was originally described as Parascolopsis townsendi by Boulenger in 1901. It belongs to the family Nemipteridae. It is commonly known as Scaly dwarf monocle bream and is known Mamila mignonne in France, Besugato menudo in Spain, Scaly dwarf monocle bream in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   townsendi
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1901
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Nemipteridae
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Genus   Parascolopsis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Nemipteridae
Genus   Parascolopsis
Original Name   Parascolopsis        
Taxon Name   townsendi
Original Combination   Parascolopsis townsendi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Parascolopsis townsendi
OriginalSubGenus   Parascolopsis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1901
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sea of Oman.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1901.1.30.11-14 (3), 1901.1.30.15 (1), 1901.1.30.16-17 (2); FMNH 5736 (1); MNHN 1903-0112 [ex BMNH] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:8 [ref. 11366], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:63 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 7)
Citation   v. 7 (no. 39)
Page   262
Illustrations   Pl. 6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Parascolopsis townsendi
Current Species   townsendi
Current Genus Parascolopsis
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1901
Current Family Nemipteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs on sand or mud bottoms in offshore waters. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates.
Depth Range From 100 to 410 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Parascolopsis townsendi  Boulenger 1901. Nemipteridae.
Name History   •Valid as Parascolopsis townsendi Boulenger 1901 -- (Russell 1990:77 [ref. 19228], Russell & Golani 1993:344 [ref. 21129], Goren & Dor 1994:40 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:217 [ref. 22896], Russell 1996:64 [ref. 22469], Naik et al. 2002:76 [ref. 26716], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S110 [ref. 27377], Psomadakis et al. 2015:270 [ref. 34104], Nair et al. 2016:1 [ref. 34793]).

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aspinosa Parascolopsis aspinosa (Rao [D. M.] & Rao [K. S.] 1981)Valid
baranesi Parascolopsis baranesi Russell [B. C.] & Golani [D.] 1993Valid
boesemani Parascolopsis boesemani (Rao [D. M.] & Rao [K. S.] 1981)Valid
capitinis Parascolopsis capitinis Russell [B. C.] 1996Valid
doederleini Parascolopsis doederleini (Ishikawa [C.] 1904)Synonym
eriomma Parascolopsis eriomma (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909)Valid
inermis Parascolopsis inermis (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843)Valid
jonesi Parascolopsis jonesi Talwar [P. K.] 1986Synonym
melanophrys Parascolopsis melanophrys Russell [B. C.] & Chin [P. K.] 1996Valid
qantasi Parascolopsis qantasi Russell [B. C.] & Gloerfelt-Tarp [T.] 1984Valid
rufomaculatus Parascolopsis rufomaculata Russell [B. C.] 1986Valid
rufomaculatus Parascolopsis rufomaculatus Russell [B. C.] 1986Synonym
tanyactis Parascolopsis tanyactis Russell [B. C.] 1986Valid
tosensis Parascolopsis tosensis (Kamohara [T.] 1938)Valid
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