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Salmophasia acinaces

(Valenciennes 1844)

Salmophasia acinaces was originally described as Leuciscus acinaces by Valenciennes in 1844. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and subfamily Danioninae. It is commonly known as Silver razorbelly minnow and is known in India as Silver razorbelly minnow, in Bangladesh as Chela. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Nepal, India and Bangladesh.
Species   acinaces
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1844
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Danioninae Danioninae
Genus   Salmophasia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Cyprinidae
Subfamily   Danioninae
Genus   Salmophasia
Original Name   Leuciscus        
Taxon Name   acinaces
Original Combination   Leuciscus acinaces
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leuciscus acinaces
OriginalSubGenus   Leuciscus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1844
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Danioninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mysore, India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1948:85 [ref. 19574].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-3952
Page   347

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Salmostoma acinaces
Current Species   acinaces
Current Genus   Salmostoma
Current AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1844
Current Family   Cyprinidae
Current Subfamily  
Danioninae Danioninae

Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Nepal, India and Bangladesh.

Current Summary   Valid as Salmostoma acinaces  (Valenciennes 1844). Cyprinidae: Danioninae.
Name History   • Valid as Salmostoma acinaces  (Valenciennes 1844) -- (Bănărescu 1971:16 [ref. 20612], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:321 [ref. 20764], Easa & Shaji 1996:305 [ref. 24977], Menon 1999:24 [ref. 24904], Raju Thomas et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26359], Yadav 2003:6 [ref. 27711], Shestha 2008:87 [ref. 29923]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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bacaila Salmophasia bacaila (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
balookee Salmophasia balookee (Sykes [W. H.] 1839)Valid
boopis Salmophasia boopis (Day [F.] 1874)Valid
elongata Cyprinus (Salmophasia) elongata Swainson [W.] 1839--
elongata Salmophasia elongata (Swainson [W.] 1839)Action
horai Salmophasia horai (Silas [E. G.] 1951)Valid
novacula Salmophasia novacula (Valenciennes [A.] in Jacquemont 1840)Valid
oblonga Cyprinus (Salmophasia) oblonga Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
oblonga Salmophasia oblonga (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
phulo Salmophasia phulo (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
punjabensis Salmophasia punjabensis (Day [F.] 1872)Valid
sladoni Salmophasia sladoni (Day [F.] 1870)Valid
untrahi Salmophasia untrahi (Day [F.] 1869)Valid
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