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Petroscirtes breviceps

(Valenciennes 1836)

Petroscirtes breviceps was originally described as Blennechis breviceps by Valenciennes in 1836. It belongs to the family Blenniidae and subfamily Blenniinae. It is commonly known as Striped poison fangblenny mimic but has many other common names such as Shorthead sabretooth blenny in Australia, Nijiginpo in Japan, Short-headed blenny in Papua New Guinea, Sabretooth blenny in South Africa, Striped poison-fang blenny mimic in Guam. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   breviceps
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1836
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Blenniidae
Blenniinae Blenniinae
Genus   Petroscirtes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Blenniidae
Subfamily   Blenniinae
Genus   Petroscirtes
Original Name   Blennechis        
Taxon Name   breviceps
Original Combination   Blennechis breviceps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Blennechis breviceps
OriginalSubGenus   Blennechis
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1836
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Blenniinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bay of Bengal.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:6 [ref. 20734].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-0999
Page   283

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Petroscirtes breviceps
Current Species breviceps
Current Genus Petroscirtes
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI Valenciennes
Current Year 1836
Current Family Blenniidae
Current Subfamily
Blenniinae Blenniinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Petroscirtes breviceps  (Valenciennes 1836). Blenniidae: Blenniinae.
Name History   •Valid as Petroscirtes breviceps (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:38 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Fukao 1985:90 [ref. 21281], Springer 1986:753 [ref. 5719], Shen et al. 1986:52 [ref. 13821], Smith-Vaniz 1987:2 [ref. 6404], Allen & Swainston 1988:128 [ref. 25477], Allen 1997:206 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:328 [ref. 25488], Myers 1999:219 [ref. 23965], Mizuno et al. 1999:10 [ref. 25311], Springer in Randall & Lim 2000:633 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1115 [ref. 25182], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:231 [ref. 25480], Sakai et al. 2001:105 [ref. 25693], Shinohara et al. 2000:181 [ref. 25987], Shimizu 2001:36 [ref. 25799], Hutchins 2001:41 [ref. 25847], Springer 2001:3546 [ref. 26290], Nakabo 2002:1115 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:388, 651 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:55 [ref. 26830], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:170 [ref. 27510], Smith-Vaniz 2005:35 [ref. 28343], Hoese & Bray 2006:1561 [ref. 29000], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Motomura et al. 2010:195 [ref. 31256], Murase et al. 2011:70 [ref. 32403], Allen & Erdmann 2012:794 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:152 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:16 [ref. 35354], Kwun et al. 2017:143 [ref. 37287], Fricke et al. 2018:314 [ref. 35805], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:246 [ref. 36460], Fricke et al. 2019:260 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36626], Mohanty et al. 2019:1692 [ref. 37128]).

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altivelis Petroscirtes altivelis Steindachner [F.] 1863Synonym
ancylodon Petroscirtes ancylodon Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835Valid
annamensis Petroscirtes annamensis Chabanaud [P.] 1924Synonym
anolis Petroscirtes anolis Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
ater Petroscirtes ater Günther [A.] 1877Synonym
atrodorsalis Petroscirtes atrodorsalis Günther [A.] 1877Synonym
auratus Petroscirtes auratus Seale [A.] 1936Synonym
azureus Petroscirtes azureus Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906Synonym
bankieri Petroscirtes bankieri Richardson [J.] 1845Synonym
barbatus Petroscirtes barbatus Peters [W. C. H.] 1855Synonym
belanskei Petroscirtes belanskei Borodin [N. A.] 1928Synonym
bhattacharyae Petroscirtes bhattacharyae Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1916Synonym
bipunctatus Petroscirtes bipunctatus Day [F.] 1876Synonym
cristatus Petroscirtes cristatus Zugmayer [E.] 1913Synonym
cristiceps Petroscirtes cristiceps Macleay [W.] 1881Synonym
cynodon Petroscirtes cynodon Peters [W. C. H.] 1855Synonym
dispar Petroscirtes dispar Fowler [H. W.] 1937Synonym
dispar Petroscirtes dispar Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
duperreyi Petroscirtes duperreyi (Whitley [G. P.] 1945)Synonym
elatus Petroscirtes elatus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902Synonym
elegans Petroscirtes elegans Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
elongatus Petroscirtes elongatus Peters [W. C. H.] 1855Synonym
eretes Petroscirtes eretes Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1905Synonym
ewaensis Petroscirtes ewaensis Brock [V. E.] 1948Synonym
fallax Petroscirtes (Dasson) fallax Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1976Synonym
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