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Pegasus volans


Pegasus volans was originally described as Pegasus volans by Linnaeus in 1766. It belongs to the family Pegasidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   volans
AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Qualification   ---
Year   1766
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Pegasidae
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Genus   Pegasus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Pegasidae
Genus   Pegasus
Original Name   Pegasus        
Taxon Name   volans
Original Combination   Pegasus volans
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pegasus volans
OriginalSubGenus   Pegasus
Original Author   Linnaeus
Original AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1766
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:237 [ref. 20707].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NRM LP 30
Journal   Systema Nat. ed. 12
Citation   v. 1 (pt 1)
Page   418

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pegasus volitans
Current Species   volitans
Current Genus Pegasus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Pegasidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pegasus volitans  Linnaeus 1758. Pegasidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Pegasus volitans Linnaeus 1758 -- (Palsson & Pietsch 1989:25 [ref. 13536], Lindberg et al. 1997:251 [ref. 23547], Larson & Williams 1997:354 [ref. 23967]).

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anceps Pegasus anceps (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
draco Pegasus draco Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
draconis Pegasus draconis Linnaeus [C.] 1766Synonym
lancifer Pegasus lancifer Kaup [J. J.] 1861Valid
lancifer Pegasus lancifer Kaup [J. J.] 1861Valid
laternarius Pegasus laternarius Cuvier [G.] 1816Valid
laternarius Spinipegasus laternarius Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
latirostris Pegasus latirostris Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
nanhaiensis Pegasus nanhaiensis Zhang [R.], Wang [X.] & Lin [Q.] 2020Valid
natans Pegasus natans Linnaeus [C.] (ex Gronow) 1766Synonym
papilio Pegasus papilio Gilbert [C. H.] 1905Synonym
pauciradiatus Pegasus pauciradiatus Ogilby [J. D.] 1886Synonym
pristis Pegasus pristis Bleeker [P.] 1852Synonym
tetrabelos Pegasus tetrabelos Osterhage [D.], Pogonoski [J. J.], Appleyard [S. A.] & White [W. T.] 2016Valid
umitengu Pegasus umitengu (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Synonym
volitans Pegasus volitans Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
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