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Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons

(Fowler 1934)
  

Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons was originally described as Myersiscus obtusifrons by Fowler in 1934. It belongs to the family Chiasmodontidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Tropical Atlantic and western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean.
Species   obtusifrons
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1934
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Trachiniformes Trachiniformes
Family   Chiasmodontidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Pseudoscopelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Trachiniformes
Family   Chiasmodontidae
Genus   Pseudoscopelus
Original Name   Myersiscus        
Taxon Name   obtusifrons
Original Combination   Myersiscus obtusifrons
Original Genus   Myersiscus
Original Genus Species   Myersiscus obtusifrons
OriginalSubGenus   Myersiscus
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1934
Original Family   Chiasmodontidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gulf of Boni, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Albatross station D.5658, 3°32'40"S, 120°31'30"E, depth 510 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 93141
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 85 (for 1933)
Page   362
Illustrations   Figs. 112-113

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons
Current Species   obtusifrons
Current Genus   Pseudoscopelus
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler
Current Year   1934
Current Family   Chiasmodontidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

       
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Tropical Atlantic and western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons  (Fowler 1934). Chiasmodontidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons  (Fowler 1934) -- (Mooi & Paxton 2001:3496 [ref. 26280], McEachran & Sutton 2003:1743 [ref. 27107], Prokofiev & Kukuev 2005:749 [ref. 28534], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:561 [ref. 28815], Prokofiev & Kukuev 2006:173 [ref. 28617], Melo et al. 2007:34 [ref. 29307], Spitz et al. 2007:335 [ref. 29400], Prokofiev & Kukuev 2007:89 [ref. 29559], Melo 2010:26 [ref. 31058], Prokofiev 2011:708 [ref. 31701]).

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albeolus Pseudoscopelus albeolus Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2008Synonym
altipinnis Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Parr [A. E.] 1933Valid
aphos Pseudoscopelus aphos Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2005Valid
astronesthidens Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2006Valid
australis Pseudoscopelus australis Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2006Valid
bothrorrhinos Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos Melo [M. R. S.], Walker [H. J., Jr.] & Klepadlo [C.] 2007Valid
cephalus Pseudoscopelus cephalus Fowler [H. W.] 1934Valid
cordilluminatus Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus Melo [M. R. S.] 2010Valid
lavenbergi Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi Melo [M. R. S.], Walker [H. J., Jr.] & Klepadlo [C.] 2007Valid
microps Pseudoscopelus microps Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
odontoglossum Pseudoscopelus odontoglossum Melo [M. R. S.] 2010Valid
parini Pseudoscopelus parini Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2006Valid
paxtoni Pseudoscopelus paxtoni Melo [M. R. S.] 2010Valid
pierbartus Pseudoscopelus pierbartus Spitz [J.], Quéro [J.-C.] & Vayne [J.-J.] 2007Synonym
sagamianus Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Tanaka [S.] 1908Valid
sagamianus oceanicus Pseudoscopelus sagamianus oceanicus Prokofiev [A. M.] 2011Synonym
scriptus Pseudoscopelus scriptus Lütken [C. F.] 1892Valid
scriptus sagamianus Pseudoscopelus scriptus sagamianus Tanaka [S.] 1908Valid
scutatus Pseudoscopelus scutatus Krefft [G.] 1971Valid
stellatus Pseudoscopelus stellatus Beebe [W.] 1932Synonym
vityazi Pseudoscopelus vityazi Prokofiev [A. M.] & Kukuev [E. I.] 2008Synonym
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