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Platygaster macropthalma
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Platygaster macropthalma


Platygaster macropthalma was originally described as Platygaster macropthalma by Swainson in 1838. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pelloninae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   macropthalma
AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
AuthorNI   Swainson
Qualification   ---
Year   1838
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   Platygaster        
Taxon Name   macropthalma
Original Combination   Platygaster macropthalma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Platygaster macropthalma
OriginalSubGenus   Platygaster
Original Author   Swainson
Original AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1838
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pelloninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vizagapatam, India.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1972.5.12.25
Journal   Nat. Hist. & Class.
Citation   v. 1
Page   278

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Ilisha ---
Current Genus   Ilisha
Current AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Current AuthorNI   Swainson
Current Year   1838
Current Family   Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily  
Pelloninae Pelloninae

Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Ilisha megaloptera  (Swainson 1838). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • Synonym of Ilisha megaloptera  (Swainson 1838) -- (Seshagiri Rao 1977:73 [ref. 21670]).

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