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Polycentropsis abbreviata
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Polycentropsis abbreviata


Polycentropsis abbreviata was originally described as Polycentropsis abbreviata by Boulenger in 1901. It belongs to the family Polycentridae. It is commonly known as African leaffish and is known in USA (contiguous states) as African leaffish. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is West-central Africa.
Species   abbreviata
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1901
Status   Valid
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Family   Polycentridae
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Genus   Polycentropsis
Subgenus   ---

Family   Polycentridae
Genus   Polycentropsis
Original Name   Polycentropsis        
Taxon Name   abbreviata
Original Combination   Polycentropsis abbreviata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Polycentropsis abbreviata
OriginalSubGenus   Polycentropsis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1901
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Junction of Ethiop River and Jamieson River, Niger Delta.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1901.1.28.7 (1), BMNH 1901.1.28.8 (1, dry).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1901, v. 1 (pt 1)
Page   8
Illustrations   Pl. 3 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Polycentropsis abbreviata
Current Species   abbreviata
Current Genus   Polycentropsis
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1901
Current Family   Polycentridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Habitat Notes   Occurs in rainforest areas (Ref. 6801).
Distribution   West-central Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Polycentropsis abbreviata  Boulenger 1901. Polycentridae.
Name History   • Valid as Polycentropsis abbreviata  Boulenger 1901 -- (Thys van den Audenaerde & Breine 1986:342 [ref. 6214], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:710 [ref. 21590], Poll & Gosse 1995:113 [ref. 24781], Britz 2007:247 [ref. 30043]).

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