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Remora megalodiscus

(Franz 1910)

Remora megalodiscus was originally described as Echeneis megalodiscus by Franz in 1910. It belongs to the family Echeneidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalodiscus
AuthorWI   Franz [V.]
AuthorNI   Franz
Qualification   ---
Year   1910
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Carangiformes Carangiformes
Family   Echeneidae
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Genus   Remora
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Carangiformes
Family   Echeneidae
Genus   Remora
Original Name   Echeneis        
Taxon Name   megalodiscus
Original Combination   Echeneis megalodiscus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Echeneis megalodiscus
OriginalSubGenus   Echeneis
Original Author   Franz
Original AuthorWI   Franz [V.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1910
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Yokohama and Aburatsubo, Japan.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Neumann 2006:274 [ref. 28925].
Primary Code   ---
Page   69
Illustrations   Pl. 8 (fig. 57)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Remora osteochir
Current Species osteochir
Current Genus Remora
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI Cuvier
Current Year 1829
Current Family Echeneidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Remora osteochir  (Cuvier 1829). Echeneidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Remora osteochir (Cuvier 1829) -- (Lachner 1973:640 [ref. 7221], Lachner & Post 1990:728 [ref. 18541], Lindberg et al. 1997:36 [ref. 23547]).

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albescens Remora albescens (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1850)Valid
australia Remora australia (Bennett [F. D.] 1840)Synonym
australis Remora australis (Bennett [F. D.] 1840)Valid
borboniensis Remora borboniensis (Guichenot [A.] 1863)Synonym
brachyptera Remora brachyptera (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Valid
jacobaea Remora jacobaea (Lowe [R. T.] 1839)Synonym
jacoboea Remora jacoboea Gill [T. N.] 1863Synonym
musignani Remora musignani (Costa [O. G.] 1840)Synonym
nieuhofii Remora nieuhofii (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
nubifera Remora nubifera (Tanaka [S.] 1915)Synonym
osteochir Remora osteochir (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
parva Remora parva (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
pediculus Remora pediculus (Girard [A. A.] 1893)Synonym
postica Remora postica (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
quatuordecimlaminatus Remora quatuordecimlaminatus (Storer [D. H.] 1839)Synonym
remeligo Remora remeligo (Guichenot [A.] (ex Duméril) 1863)Synonym
remora Remora remora (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
remoroides Remora remoroides (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Synonym
scutata Remora scutata (Günther [A.] 1860)Synonym
sexdecimlamellata Remora sexdecimlamellata (Eydoux [J. F. T.] & Gervais [F. L. P.] 1837)Synonym
squalipeta Remora squalipeta (Daldorff [D. C. de] 1793)Synonym
tetrapturorum Remora tetrapturorum (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
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