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Platygaster indicus

(Swainson 1839)

Platygaster indicus was originally described as Clupea (Pristigaster) indicus by Swainson in 1839. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pelloninae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   indicus
AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
AuthorNI   Swainson
Qualification   ---
Year   1839
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Pelloninae Pelloninae
Genus   Platygaster
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily   Pelloninae
Genus   Platygaster
Original Name   Clupea (Pristigaster)        
Taxon Name   indicus
Original Combination   Clupea (Pristigaster) indicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clupea (Pristigaster) indicus
OriginalSubGenus   Clupea
Original Author   Swainson
Original AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1839
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pelloninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vizagapatam, India.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   294

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Opisthopterus tardoore
Current Species   tardoore
Current Genus   Opisthopterus
Current AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1829
Current Family   Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily  
Pristigasterinae Pristigasterinae

Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Opisthopterus tardoore  (Cuvier 1829). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Synonym of Opisthopterus tardoore  (Cuvier 1829) -- (Whitehead 1985:294 [ref. 5141], Munroe et al. 1999:1767 [ref. 24728], Kottelat 2013:51 [ref. 32989]).

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macropthalma Platygaster macropthalma Swainson [W.] 1838Synonym
megalopterus Platygaster megalopterus (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
parva Platygaster parva (Swainson [W.] 1839)Uncertain
verticalis Platygaster verticalis Swainson [W.] 1838Synonym
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