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Polypterus endlicherii


Polypterus endlicherii was originally described as Polypterus endlicherii by Heckel in 1847. It belongs to the family Polypteridae. It is commonly known as Saddled bichir. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   endlicherii
AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Heckel
Qualification   ---
Year   1847
Status   Valid
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Family   Polypteridae
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Genus   Polypterus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Polypteridae
Genus   Polypterus
Original Name   Polypterus        
Taxon Name   endlicherii
Original Combination   Polypterus endlicherii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Polypterus endlicherii
OriginalSubGenus   Polypterus
Original Author   Heckel
Original AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1847
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   White Nile River, Sudan.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMW 63024
Journal   Ichthyol., Russegger Reisen
Citation   v. 2 (pt 3)
Page   310
Illustrations   Pl. 22 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Polypterus endlicherii
Current Species endlicherii
Current Genus Polypterus
Current AuthorWI Heckel [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI Heckel
Current Year 1847
Current Family Polypteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Polypterus endlicherii  Heckel 1847. Polypteridae.
Name History   •Valid as Polypterus endlicherii Heckel 1847, subspecies endlicherii -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:113 [ref. 26480] dated 1849). •Valid as Polypterus endlicherii Heckel 1847 -- (Gosse 1984:22 [ref. 6169] as endlicheri, Gosse in Lévêque et al. 1990:84 [ref. 21589] as endlicheri, Poll & Gosse 1995:28 [ref. 24781] as endlicheri, Dankwa et al. 1999:11 [ref. 28023] as endlicheri, De Vos et al. 2001:129, 131 [ref. 26059] dated 1849 as endlicheri, Britz 2004:184 [ref. 27800] as endlicheri, Hauber et al. 2011:81 [ref. 31428] as endlicheri, Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036], Moritz & Britz 2019:[38] [ref. 36886]).

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ansorgei Polypterus ansorgei Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Synonym
ansorgei delhezi Polypterus ansorgei delhezi Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
ansorgii Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Valid
arnaudii Polypterus arnaudii Duméril [A. H. A.] 1870Synonym
bichir Polypterus bichir Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Valid
bichir bichir Polypterus bichir bichir Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
bichir katangae Polypterus bichir katangae Poll [M.] 1941Synonym
bichir lapradei Polypterus bichir lapradei Steindachner [F.] 1869Synonym
buettikoferi Polypterus buettikoferi Steindachner [F.] 1891Synonym
congicus Polypterus congicus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
delhezi Polypterus delhezi Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
endlicheri Polypterus endlicheri Heckel [J. J.] 1847Synonym
endlicheri concicus Polypterus endlicheri concicus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Synonym
endlicheri congicus Polypterus endlicheri congicus Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Synonym
endlicheri endlicheri Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri Heckel [J. J.] 1847Synonym
endlicherii endlicherii Polypterus endlicherii endlicherii Heckel [J. J.] 1847Synonym
erpetoideus Polypterus erpetoideus Smith [J. A.] 1865Synonym
lapradei Polypterus lapradei Steindachner [F.] 1869Synonym
lowei Polypterus lowei Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Synonym
mokelembembe Polypterus mokelembembe Schliewen [U. K.] & Schäfer [F.] 2006Valid
niloticus Polypterus niloticus Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
ornatipinnis Polypterus ornatipinnis Boulenger [G. A.] 1902Valid
palmas Polypterus palmas Ayres [W. O.] 1850Valid
palmas buettikoferi Polypterus palmas buettikoferi Steindachner [F.] 1891Synonym
palmas congicus Polypterus palmas congicus Daget [J.] 1962Synonym
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