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Scopelus acanthurus


Scopelus acanthurus was originally described as Scopelus acanthurus by Facciolà in 1882. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Myctophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acanthurus
AuthorWI   Facciolà [L.]
AuthorNI   Facciolà
Qualification   ---
Year   1882
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Myctophinae Myctophinae
Genus   Scopelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Myctophinae
Genus   Scopelus
Original Name   Scopelus        
Taxon Name   acanthurus
Original Combination   Scopelus acanthurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scopelus acanthurus
OriginalSubGenus   Scopelus
Original Author   Facciolà
Original AuthorWI   Facciolà [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1882
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myctophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Straits of Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Nat. Sicil.
Citation   v. 1
Page   166

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ceratoscopelus maderensis
Current Species maderensis
Current Genus Ceratoscopelus
Current AuthorWI Lowe [R. T.]
Current AuthorNI Lowe
Current Year 1839
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ceratoscopelus maderensis  (Lowe 1839). Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Ceratoscopelus maderensis (Lowe 1839) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:174 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:7 [ref. 6440], Hulley 1990:403 [ref. 15273]).

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affinis Scopelus affinis Lütken [C. F.] 1892Synonym
andreae Scopelus (Rhinoscopelus) andreae Lütken [C. F.] 1892Synonym
andreae Scopelus andreae Lütken [C. F.] 1892Synonym
angustidens Scopelus angustidens Risso [A.] 1820In family
antarcticus Scopelus antarcticus Günther [A.] 1878Synonym
arcticus Scopelus arcticus Lütken [C. F.] 1892Synonym
argenteus Scopelus argenteus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1904Synonym
asper Scopelus asper (Richardson [J.] 1845)Synonym
balbo Scopelus balbo Risso [A.] 1820Synonym
barbatus Scopelus barbatus Lowe [R. T.] 1852In family
benoiti Scopelus benoiti Cocco [A.] 1838Synonym
bericoides Scopelus bericoides Borodin [N. A.] 1929Synonym
bonapartii Scopelus bonapartii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850In family
borealis Scopelus borealis Nilsson [S.] 1832Synonym
brachygnathos Dasyscopelus brachygnathos Bleeker [P.] 1856Valid
brachygnathos Scopelus brachygnathos Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
caninianus Scopelus caninianus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Synonym
caudispinosus Scopelus caudispinosus Johnson [J. Y.] 1863Synonym
cephalotes Scopelus cephalotes Castelnau [F. L.] 1875Synonym
cocco Scopelus cocco Cocco [A.] 1829Synonym
coeruleus Scopelus coeruleus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871Synonym
colletti Scopelus colletti Lütken [C. F.] 1892Synonym
crassiceps Scopelus crassiceps Günther [A.] 1878Synonym
crocodilus Scopelus crocodilus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
cuvieri Scopelus cuvieri Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
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