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Pentapodus emeryii

(Richardson 1843)

Pentapodus emeryii was originally described as Mesoprion emeryii by Richardson in 1843. It belongs to the family Nemipteridae. It is commonly known as Double whiptail but has many other common names such as in Australia as Purple threadfin, in Papua New Guinea as Whip-tailed threadfin-bream, in Philippines as Silay, in Malaysia as Anjang-anjang, in Micronesia, Federated States as Double whiptail. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia to Philippines and northwestern Australia.
Species   emeryii
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1843
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Spariformes Spariformes
Family   Nemipteridae
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Genus   Pentapodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Spariformes
Family   Nemipteridae
Genus   Pentapodus
Original Name   Mesoprion        
Taxon Name   emeryii
Original Combination   Mesoprion emeryii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Mesoprion emeryii
OriginalSubGenus   Mesoprion
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1843
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Barrow Islands, northwestern Australia.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   AMS IB.1549
Page   7
Illustrations   Pl. 3 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Pentapodus emeryii
Current Species   emeryii
Current Genus   Pentapodus
Current AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1843
Current Family   Nemipteridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia to Philippines and northwestern Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Pentapodus emeryii  (Richardson 1843). Nemipteridae.
Name History   • Valid as Pentapodus emeryii  (Richardson 1843) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:88 [ref. 25477], Russell 1990:84 [ref. 19228], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:320 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:138 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:168 [ref. 25488], Machida & Hiramatsu 1999:53 [ref. 24161], Russell in Randall & Lim 2000:620 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:34 [ref. 25847], Russell 2001:3084 [ref. 26106], Russell 2001:55 [ref. 26651], Allen & Adrim 2003:40 [ref. 26830] as emeryi, Allen et al. 2006:1246 [ref. 29090], Shao et al. 2008:253 [ref. 29952], Allen & Erdmann 2009:285 [ref. 30093], Allen & Erdmann 2012:481 [ref. 31980]).

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aureofasciatus Pentapodus aureofasciatus Russell [B. C.] 2001Valid
aurofrenatus Pentapodus aurofrenatus (Richardson [J.] 1843)Synonym
bifasciatus Pentapodus bifasciatus (Bleeker [P.] 1848)Valid
caninus Pentapodus caninus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
decacanthus Pentapodus decacanthus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Action
elongatus Pentapodus elongatus (Weber [M.] 1913)Synonym
filifer Pentapodus filifer (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1875)Synonym
filiformis Pentapodus filiformis (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
fischerii Pentapodus fischerii (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Uncertain
formosulus Pentapodus formosulus Snyder [J. O.] 1911Synonym
hellmuthii Pentapodus hellmuthii (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
iris Pentapodus iris (Richardson [J.] & Solander [D. C.] in Richardson 1843)Synonym
komodoensis Pentapodus komodoensis Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2012Valid
lineoscapularis Pentapodus lineoscapularis Fowler [H. W.] 1943Synonym
macrurus Pentapodus macrurus (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
microdon Pentapodus microdon (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
milli Pentapodus milli Bory de Saint-Vincent [J. B. G. M.] 1827Action
multidens Pentapodus multidens (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Synonym
nagasakiensis Pentapodus nagasakiensis (Tanaka [S.] 1915)Valid
nubilus Pentapodus nubilus Cantor [T. E.] 1849Synonym
numberii Pentapodus numberii Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2009Valid
paradiseus Pentapodus paradiseus Günther [A.] 1859Valid
peronii Pentapodus peronii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Synonym
pleurostictus Pentapodus pleurostictus Duncker [G.] & Mohr [E.] 1929Synonym
porosus Pentapodus porosus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
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