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Plectropomus melanoleucus

(Lacepède 1802)

Plectropomus melanoleucus was originally described as Bodianus melanoleucus by Lacepède in 1802. It belongs to the family Serranidae and subfamily Epinephelinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanoleucus
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1802
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae
Genus   Plectropomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Subfamily   Epinephelinae
Genus   Plectropomus
Original Name   Bodianus        
Taxon Name   melanoleucus
Original Combination   Bodianus melanoleucus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bodianus melanoleucus
OriginalSubGenus   Bodianus
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1802
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Epinephelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:12 [ref. 19232].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-7677 (dry)
Page   283, 296

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Plectropomus laevis
Current Species laevis
Current Genus Plectropomus
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI Lacepède
Current Year 1801
Current Family Serranidae
Current Subfamily
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Plectropomus laevis  (Lacepède 1801). Serranidae: Epinephelinae.
Name History   •Valid as Plectropomus melanoleucus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:190 [ref. 19756], Katayama in Masuda et al. 1984:127 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède 1801) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:535 [ref. 5667], Randall & Hoese 1986:12 [ref. 6009], Paxton et al. 1989:499 [ref. 12442], Lee 1990:59 [ref. 19830], Randall et al. 1990:117 [ref. 15987], Randall & Heemstra 1991:292 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:290 [ref. 21042], Fricke 1999:204 [ref. 24106], Heemstra & Randall 1999:2532 [ref. 24815], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:610 [ref. 25122], Randall 2005:165 [ref. 28239], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:328 [ref. 28867], Hoese et al. 2006:1021 [ref. 28999], Fricke et al. 2011:386 [ref. 31242]).

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areolatum Plectropomus areolatum (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830)Synonym
areolatus Plectropomus areolatus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830)Valid
cyanostigma Plectropomus cyanostigma (Bleeker [P.] 1845)Synonym
cyclostomus Plectropomus cyclostomus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1802)Synonym
laevis Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801)Valid
leopardinus Plectropomus leopardinus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
leopardus Plectropomus leopardus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Valid
maculatus Plectropomus maculatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1790)Valid
marisrubri Plectropomus marisrubri Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1986Valid
marmoratus Plectropomus marmoratus Talbot [F. H.] 1959Synonym
oligacanthus Plectropomus oligacanthus (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Valid
pessulifer Plectropomus pessulifer Fowler [H. W.] 1904Synonym
pessuliferus Plectropomus pessuliferus (Fowler [H. W.] 1904)Valid
pessuliferus marisrubri Plectropomus pessuliferus marisrubri Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1986Synonym
pessuliferus pessuliferus Plectropomus pessuliferus pessuliferus Fowler [H. W.] 1904Synonym
punctatus Plectropomus punctatus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Valid
suji Plectropomus suji (Tanaka [S.] 1916)Synonym
truncatus Plectropomus truncatus Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1930Synonym
variegatum Plectropomus variegatum (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
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