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Parawaous megacephalus
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Parawaous megacephalus

(Fowler 1905)

Parawaous megacephalus was originally described as Chaenogobius megacephalus by Fowler in 1905. It belongs to the family Oxudercidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1905
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gobiiformes Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
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Genus   Parawaous
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gobiiformes
Family   Oxudercidae
Genus   Parawaous
Original Name   Chaenogobius        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Chaenogobius megacephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaenogobius megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaenogobius
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1905
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Baram River basin, Sawawak state, Borneo, East Malaysia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Koumans 1940:134 [ref. 2676], Böhlke 1984:108 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ANSP 114891 [ex WIAP 13900]
Page   516
Illustrations   Fig. 15

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Parawaous megacephalus
Current Species megacephalus
Current Genus Parawaous
Current AuthorWI Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI Fowler
Current Year 1905
Current Family Oxudercidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Parawaous megacephalus  (Fowler 1905). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae.
Name History   •Valid as `Awaous' megacephalus (Fowler 1905) -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:142 [ref. 23448]). •Valid as Parawaous megacephalus (Fowler 1905) -- (Watson 1993 [ref. 20834], Kottelat & Lim 1995:247 [ref. 23210], Stevenson 2002:307 [ref. 26489], Parenti & Lim 2005:194 [ref. 28285], Kottelat 2013:418 [ref. 32989], Sulaiman et al. 2018:36 [ref. 35802]).

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