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Saurenchelys elongatum

(Kotthaus 1968)

Saurenchelys elongatum was originally described as Nettastoma elongatum by Kotthaus in 1968. It belongs to the family Nettastomatidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific.
Species   elongatum
AuthorWI   Kotthaus [A.]
AuthorNI   Kotthaus
Qualification   ---
Year   1968
Status   Spelling
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
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Genus   Saurenchelys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
Genus   Saurenchelys
Original Name   Nettastoma        
Taxon Name   elongatum
Original Combination   Nettastoma elongatum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Nettastoma elongatum
OriginalSubGenus   Nettastoma
Original Author   Kotthaus
Original AuthorWI   Kotthaus [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1968
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Indian Ocean, 12°25'N, 43°28.8'E to 12°22.7'N, 43°29.2'E, depth 185 meters.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:413-414 [ref. 21161].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZMH 4948 [ex IOES 50b]
Page   25
Illustrations   Figs. 116-118, 151

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Saurenchelys elongatum
Current Species   elongatum
Current Genus Saurenchelys
Current Year   1968
Current Family Nettastomatidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym [Spelling] of Saurenchelys elongata  (Kotthaus 1968). Nettastomatidae.
Name History   • Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys  -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). • Synonym of Saurenchelys cancrivora  Peters 1864 -- (Klausewitz 1994:447 [ref. 23563], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118]). • Valid as Saurenchelys elongatum  (Kotthaus 1968) -- (Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377]).

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cancrivora Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters [W. C. H.] 1864Valid
cognita Saurenchelys cognita Smith [D. G.] 1989Valid
fierasfer Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Valid
finitimus Saurenchelys finitimus (Whitley [G. P.] 1935)Spelling
gigas Saurenchelys gigas Lin [J.], Smith [D. G.] & Shao [K.-T.] in Lin et al. 2015Valid
halimyon Saurenchelys halimyon van Utrecht [W. L.] 1983Valid
lateromaculatus Saurenchelys lateromaculatus (D'Ancona [U.] 1928)Spelling
meteori Saurenchelys meteori Klausewitz [W.] & Zajonz [U.] 2000Valid
petersi Saurenchelys petersi Day [F.] 1878Synonym
stylura Saurenchelys stylura (Lea [E.] 1913)Valid
stylurus Saurenchelys stylurus (Lea [E.] 1913)Spelling
taeniola Saurenchelys taeniola (Alcock [A. W.] (ex Wood-Mason) 1889)Synonym
taiwanensis Saurenchelys taiwanensis Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2004Valid
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