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Polypterus endlicherii endlicherii


Polypterus endlicherii endlicherii was originally described as Polypterus endlicherii endlicherii by Heckel in 1847. It belongs to the family Polypteridae. It is commonly known as Saddled bichir. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Africa.
Species   endlicherii 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
lowerTaxa   endlicherii
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.
Type Catalogue   Original spelling is *endlicherii*.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMW 63024
Page   310
Illustrations   Pl. 22 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   Paugy [D.], Guégan [J.-F.] & Agnèse [J.-F.]
Subspecies AuthorNI   Paugy, Guégan & Agnèse
Qualification SS   ---
Subspecies Year   1847

Original QualificationSS   ---
Original Subspecies Year   1847

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Polypterus endlicherii
Current Species   endlicherii
Current Genus   Polypterus
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1847
Current Family   Polypteridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Africa.

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  ).

Common Names  Common Names
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
References  References
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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.] 1870Not available
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.] 1898Synonym
delhezi Polypterus delhezi Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
endlicheri Polypterus endlicheri Heckel [J. J.] 1847Spelling
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 Polypterus endlicherii Heckel [J. J.] 1847Valid
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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