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Rhamphichthys elegans

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Rhamphichthys elegans was originally described as Rhamphichthys (Brachyrhamphichthys) elegans by Steindachner in 1880. It belongs to the family Rhamphichthyidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Guianas and Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
Species   elegans
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1880
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Gymnotiformes Gymnotiformes
Family   Rhamphichthyidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Rhamphichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gymnotiformes
Family   Rhamphichthyidae
Genus   Rhamphichthys
Original Name   Rhamphichthys (Brachyrhamphichthys)        
Taxon Name   elegans
Original Combination   Rhamphichthys (Brachyrhamphichthys) elegans
Original Genus   Rhamphichthys
Original Genus Species   Rhamphichthys elegans
OriginalSubGenus   Rhamphichthys
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1880
Original Family   Rhamphichthyidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mouth of the Rio Negro, Brazil.
Primary Code   ---
Page   89 [37]

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Steatogenys elegans
Current Species   elegans
Current Genus   Steatogenys
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1880
Current Family   Rhamphichthyidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

       
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   Guianas and Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Current Summary   Synonym of Steatogenys elegans  (Steindachner 1880). Rhamphichthyidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Brachyhypopomus elegans  (Steindachner 1880) -- (Mago-Leccia 1994:49 [ref. 21320]). • Valid as Steatogenys elegans  (Steindachner 1880) -- (Schwassmann 1984:105 [ref. 5345], Ortega & Vari 1986:13 [ref. 9708], Albert & Campos-da-Paz 1998:423 [ref. 23853], Albert & Crampton in Reis et al. 2003:496 [ref. 27061], Crampton et al. 2004:78 [ref. 27504]).

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apurensis Rhamphichthys apurensis Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1968Valid
artedi Rhamphichthys artedi Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
atlanticus Rhamphichthys atlanticus Triques [M. L.] 1999Valid
blochii Rhamphichthys blochii Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
brevirostris Rhamphichthys brevirostris Steindachner [F.] 1868Synonym
cingulatus Rhamphichthys cingulatus Brind [W. L.] 1935Synonym
drepanium Rhamphichthys drepanium Triques [M. L.] 1999Valid
elegans Rhamphichthys (Brachyrhamphichthys) elegans Steindachner [F.] 1880Synonym
hahni Rhamphichthys hahni (Meinken [H.] 1937)Valid
heleios Rhamphichthys heleios Carvalho [T. P.] & Albert [J. S.] 2015Valid
lineatus Rhamphichthys lineatus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
longior Rhamphichthys longior Triques [M. L.] 1999Valid
longirostratus Rhamphichthys longirostratus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Synonym
marmoratus Rhamphichthys marmoratus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
mirabilis Rhamphichthys (Brachyrhampichthys) mirabilis Steindachner [F.] 1880Synonym
mirabilis Rhamphichthys mirabilis Steindachner [F.] 1880Synonym
mulleri Rhamphichthys mulleri Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
pantherinus Rhamphichthys pantherinus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Synonym
reinhardti Rhamphichthys reinhardti Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
rostratus Rhamphichthys rostratus (Linnaeus [C.] 1766)Valid
schneideri Rhamphichthys schneideri Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
schomburgki Rhamphichthys schomburgki Kaup [J. J.] 1856Synonym
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