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Pellonula acutirostris


Pellonula acutirostris was originally described as Pellonula acutirostris by Boulenger in 1899. It belongs to the family Clupeidae and subfamily Pellonulinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Western Africa.
Species   acutirostris
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1899
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae
Genus   Pellonula
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Subfamily   Pellonulinae
Genus   Pellonula
Original Name   Pellonula        
Taxon Name   acutirostris
Original Combination   Pellonula acutirostris
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pellonula acutirostris
OriginalSubGenus   Pellonula
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1899
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pellonulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coquilhatville, Upper Congo.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1899.9.26.66 (1), MRAC 491 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. Mus. Congo (Ser. Zool.)
Citation   v. 1 (fasc. 4)
Page   63
Illustrations   Pl. 36 (fig. 7)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Potamothrissa acutirostris
Current Species   acutirostris
Current Genus   Potamothrissa
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1899
Current Family   Clupeidae
Current Subfamily  
Pellonulinae Pellonulinae

Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Western Africa.

Current Summary   Synonym of Potamothrissa acutirostris  (Boulenger 1899). Clupeidae.
Name History   • Valid as Potamothrissa acutirostris  (Boulenger 1899) -- (Poll et al. 1984:51 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:155 [ref. 5141], Poll & Gosse 1995:127 [ref. 24781]).

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afzeliusi Pellonula afzeliusi Johnels [A. G.] 1954Synonym
bahiensis Pellonula bahiensis Steindachner [F.] 1879Synonym
leonensis Pellonula leonensis Boulenger [G. A.] 1916Valid
leonensis afzeliusi Pellonula leonensis afzeliusi Johnels [A. G.] 1954Synonym
leonensis leonensis Pellonula leonensis leonensis Boulenger [G. A.] 1916Synonym
leonensis miri Pellonula leonensis miri (Daget [J.] 1954)Synonym
miodon Pellonula miodon Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Synonym
miri Pellonula miri (Daget [J.] 1954)Synonym
modesta Pellonula modesta Fischer [J. G.] 1885Synonym
normani Pellonula normani (Whitehead [P. J. P.] 1986)Synonym
obtusirostris Pellonula obtusirostris Boulenger [G. A.] 1909Synonym
royauxi Pellonula royauxi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1902)Synonym
stanleyana Pellonula stanleyana Regan [C. T.] 1917Synonym
tenuis Pellonula tenuis Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917Synonym
vorax Pellonula vorax Günther [A.] 1868Valid
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