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Pentapodus vitta

Quoy & Gaimard

Pentapodus vitta was originally described as Pentapodus vitta by Quoy & Gaimard in 1824. It belongs to the family Nemipteridae. It is commonly known as Striped whiptail and is known Western Australian butterfish in Australia, Striped whiptail in Micronesia, Federated States, Striped whiptail in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: Western Australia.
Species   vitta
AuthorWI   Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
AuthorNI   Quoy & Gaimard
Qualification   ---
Year   1824
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   Pentapodus        
Taxon Name   vitta
Original Combination   Pentapodus vitta
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pentapodus vitta
OriginalSubGenus   Pentapodus
Original Author   Quoy & Gaimard
Original AuthorWI   Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1824
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Shark Bay, Western Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:8 [ref. 11366].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-8747 [?8785]
Journal   Voyage Uranie, Zool.
Page   294
Illustrations   Pl. 44 (figs. 4, 5)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pentapodus vitta
Current Species   vitta
Current Genus Pentapodus
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1824
Current Family Nemipteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits sea grass beds and reef areas. Also on near shore rocky bottoms of coastal bays (Ref. 9710).
Distribution Australia: Western Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Pentapodus vitta  Quoy & Gaimard 1824. Nemipteridae.
Name History   • Valid as Pentapodus vitta  Quoy & Gaimard 1824 -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:88 [ref. 25477], Russell 1990:93 [ref. 19228], Allen 1997:138 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:168 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:34 [ref. 25847], Russell 2001:56 [ref. 26651], Allen et al. 2006:1247 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2009:285 [ref. 30093]).

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porosus Pentapodus porosus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
setosus Pentapodus setosus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Valid
trivittatus Pentapodus trivittatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1791)Valid
unicolor Pentapodus unicolor Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830Uncertain
xanthopleura Pentapodus xanthopleura (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
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