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Plectranthias megalepis

(Günther 1880)

Plectranthias megalepis was originally described as Anthias megalepis by Günther in 1880. It belongs to the family Serranidae and subfamily Anthiinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific.
Species   megalepis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1880
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Subfamily   Anthiinae Anthiinae
Genus   Plectranthias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Subfamily   Anthiinae
Genus   Plectranthias
Original Name   Anthias        
Taxon Name   megalepis
Original Combination   Anthias megalepis
Original Genus   Anthias
Original Genus Species   Anthias megalepis
OriginalSubGenus   Anthias
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1880
Original Family   Serranidae
Original SubFamily   Anthiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kai Islands, Challenger station 192, Indonesia, Arafura Sea, depth 129 fathoms.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1879.5.14.180
Page   37
Illustrations   Pl. 16 (fig. E)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Plectranthias megalepis
Current Species   megalepis
Current Genus   Plectranthias
Current AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1880
Current Family   Serranidae
Current Subfamily   Anthiinae Anthiinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 236 meters.
Distribution   Western Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Plectranthias megalepis  (Günther 1880). Serranidae: Anthiadinae.
Name History   • Valid as Plectranthias megalepis  (Günther 1880) -- (Randall 1996:121 [ref. 23194], Heemstra & Randall 1999:2470 [ref. 24815]).

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alcocki Plectranthias alcocki Bineesh [K. K.], Gopalakrishnan [A.] & Jena [J. K.] In Bineesh, Akhilesh, Gopalakrishnan & Jena 2014Valid
alleni Plectranthias alleni Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
altipinnatus Plectranthias altipinnatus Katayama [M.] & Masuda [H.] 1980Valid
anthioides Plectranthias anthioides (Günther [A.] 1872)Valid
azumanus Plectranthias azumanus (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1910)Synonym
barroi Plectranthias barroi Fourmanoir [P.] 1982Synonym
bauchotae Plectranthias bauchotae Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
bennetti Plectranthias bennetti Allen [G. R.] & Walsh [F.] 2015Valid
bilaticlavia Plectranthias bilaticlavia Paulin [C. D.] & Roberts [C. D.] 1987Valid
chungchowensis Plectranthias chungchowensis Shen [S.-C.] & Lin [W.-W.] 1984Synonym
cirrhitoides Plectranthias cirrhitoides Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
elaine Plectranthias elaine Heemstra [P. C.] & Randall [J. E.] 2009Valid
elongatus Plectranthias elongatus Wu [K.-Y.], Randall [J. E.] & Chen [J.-P.] 2011Valid
exsul Plectranthias exsul Heemstra [P. C.] & Anderson [W. D., Jr.] 1983Valid
fijiensis Plectranthias fijiensis Raj [U.] & Seeto [J.] 1983Valid
flammeus Plectranthias flammeus Williams [J. T.], Delrieu-Trottin [E.] & Planes [S.] 2013Valid
foresti Plectranthias foresti Fourmanoir [P.] 1977Valid
fourmanoiri Plectranthias fourmanoiri Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
gardineri Plectranthias gardineri (Regan [C. T.] 1908)Valid
garrupellus Plectranthias garrupellus Robins [C. R.] & Starck [W. A., II] 1961Valid
helenae Plectranthias helenae Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
inermis Plectranthias inermis Randall [J. E.] 1980Valid
intermedius Plectranthias intermedius (Kotthaus [A.] 1973)Valid
japonicus Plectranthias japonicus Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1883Synonym
japonicus Plectranthias japonicus (Steindachner [F.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1883)Valid
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