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Photonectes achirus

Regan & Trewavas

Photonectes achirus was originally described as Photonectes achirus by Regan & Trewavas in 1930. It belongs to the family Stomiidae and subfamily Melanostomiinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   achirus
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.]
AuthorNI   Regan & Trewavas
Qualification   ---
Year   1930
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Stomiiformes Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae
Genus   Photonectes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Subfamily   Melanostomiinae
Genus   Photonectes
Original Name   Photonectes        
Taxon Name   achirus
Original Combination   Photonectes achirus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Photonectes achirus
OriginalSubGenus   Photonectes
Original Author   Regan & Trewavas
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1930
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Melanostomiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Caribbean Sea, Western Atlantic.
Types   Syntypes: (4) BMNH 1929.7.6.176a (2?), ZMUC P202055-57.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:22 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Danish Dana Exped. 1920-22
Citation   No. 6
Page   122
Illustrations   Fig. 116a

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Photonectes achirus
Current Species achirus
Current Genus Photonectes
Current AuthorWI Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.]
Current AuthorNI Regan & Trewavas
Current Year 1930
Current Family Stomiidae
Current Subfamily
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Photonectes achirus  Regan & Trewavas 1930. Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Photonectes achirus Regan & Trewavas 1930 -- (McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:533 [ref. 23897], Harold 2003:912 [ref. 27001], Mundy 2005:188 [ref. 28379], Klepadlo 2011:202 [ref. 31414] in subgenus Photonectes, Flynn & Klepadlo 2012:260, 265 [ref. 32343], Prokofiev 2016:489 [ref. 34688] may be conspecific with Photonectes caerulescens, Koeda & Ho 2019:183 [ref. 36650], Prokofiev & Klepadlo 2019:280 [ref. 36682]).

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aguayoi Photonectes aguayoi (Barbour [T.] 1942)Synonym
albipennis Photonectes albipennis (Döderlein [L.] 1882)Valid
albipinnis Photonectes albipinnis Döderlein [L.] 1882Synonym
banshee Photonectes (Photonectes) banshee Koeda [K.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2019Synonym
banshee Photonectes banshee Koeda [K.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2019Valid
barnetti Photonectes barnetti Klepadlo [C.] 2011Valid
bifilifer Photonectes bifilifer Beebe [W.] 1933Synonym
braueri Photonectes braueri (Zugmayer [E.] 1913)Valid
brauerii Photonectes brauerii (Zugmayer [E.] 1913)Synonym
caerulescens Photonectes caerulescens Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
coffea Photonectes coffea Klepadlo [C.] 2011Valid
cornutus Photonectes cornutus Beebe [W.] 1933Valid
corynodes Photonectes corynodes Klepadlo [C.] 2011Valid
cyanogrammicus Photonectes cyanogrammicus Prokofiev [A. M.] & Klepadlo [C.] 2019Valid
dinema Photonectes dinema Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
distichodon Photonectes distichodon Prokofiev [A. M.] 2019Valid
filipendulus Photonectes filipendulus Prokofiev [A. M.] 2019Valid
fimbria Photonectes fimbria Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
flagellatus Photonectes flagellatus Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
gorodinskii Photonectes (Trachinostomias) gorodinskii Prokofiev [A. M.] 2015Synonym
gorodinskii Photonectes gorodinskii Prokofiev [A. M.] 2015Valid
gracilis Photonectes gracilis Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
intermedius Photonectes intermedius Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
leucospilus Photonectes leucospilus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
litvinovi Photonectes litvinovi Prokofiev [A. M.] 2014Valid
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