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Rhinecanthus ornatissimus

(Lesson 1831)

Rhinecanthus ornatissimus was originally described as Balistes ornatissimus by Lesson in 1831. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   ornatissimus
AuthorWI   Lesson [R. P.]
AuthorNI   Lesson
Qualification   ---
Year   1831
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
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Genus   Rhinecanthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Rhinecanthus
Original Name   Balistes        
Taxon Name   ornatissimus
Original Combination   Balistes ornatissimus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Balistes ornatissimus
OriginalSubGenus   Balistes
Original Author   Lesson
Original AuthorWI   Lesson [R. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1831
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bora Bora, Society Islands.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Le Danois 1961:517 [ref. 21538] with holotype and paratypes; his holotype designated lectotype by Eschmeyer 1998:1251 [ref. 23416] but that apparently in error. Type catalog: Beaunier et al. 2008:298 [ref. 28887].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   Not found at MNHN
Page   119
Illustrations   Poissons Pl. 10 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Current Species aculeatus
Current Genus Rhinecanthus
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI Linnaeus
Current Year 1758
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhinecanthus aculeatus  (Linnaeus 1758). Balistidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Harmelin-Vivien & Quéro 1990:1060 [ref. 19527], Allen et al. 2006:1874 [ref. 29098]).

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abyssus Rhinecanthus abyssus Matsuura [K.] & Shiobara [Y.] 1989Valid
aculeatus Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
aculeatus aculeatus Rhinecanthus aculeatus aculeatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
assasi Rhinecanthus assasi (Fabricius [J. C.] 1775)Valid
cheverti Rhinecanthus cheverti (Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877)Synonym
cinereus Rhinecanthus cinereus (Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Sonnerat) 1788)Valid
echarpe Rhinecanthus echarpe (Anonymous [Lacepède [B. G. E.]] 1798)Synonym
heteracanthus Rhinecanthus heteracanthus (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Synonym
lunula Rhinecanthus lunula Randall [J. E.] & Steene [R. C.] 1983Valid
rectangularis Rhinecanthus rectangularis Anonymous [Lacepède [B. G. E.]] 1798Synonym
rectangulus Rhinecanthus rectangulus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Lacepède & Commerson) 1801)Valid
verrucosa Rhinecanthus verrucosa (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
verrucosus Rhinecanthus verrucosus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
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