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Platygaster verticalis


Platygaster verticalis was originally described as Platygaster verticalis by Swainson in 1838. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae and subfamily Pelloninae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   verticalis
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   verticalis
Original Combination   Platygaster verticalis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Platygaster verticalis
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   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Nat. Hist. & Class.
Citation   v. 1
Page   278

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Ilisha melastoma
Current Species   melastoma
Current Genus   Ilisha
Current AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Current Year   1801
Current Family   Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily  
Pelloninae Pelloninae

Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Ilisha melastoma  (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   • In the synonym of Ilisha melastoma  (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Whitehead 1985:272 [ref. 5141], Kottelat 2013:49 [ref. 32989]).

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