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Scopelus elongatus


Scopelus elongatus was originally described as Scopelus elongatus by Costa in 1844. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Myctophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Costa [O. G.]
AuthorNI   Costa
Qualification   ---
Year   1844
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   elongatus
Original Combination   Scopelus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scopelus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Scopelus
Original Author   Costa
Original AuthorWI   Costa [O. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1844
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myctophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ercolano, southeast of [Napoli] Naples, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Fauna Napoli
Citation   Part 1
Page   Scopelus p. 2
Illustrations   Pl. 35

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Notoscopelus elongatus
Current Species elongatus
Current Genus Notoscopelus
Current AuthorWI Costa [O. G.]
Current AuthorNI Costa
Current Year 1844
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Gymnoscopelinae Gymnoscopelinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Notoscopelus elongatus  (Costa 1844). Myctophidae: Gymnoscopelinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Hygophum benoiti (Cocco 1838) -- (Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:45 [ref. 26753]). •Valid as Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa 1844) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:195 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:16 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:477 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:230 [ref. 25518], Porteiro et al. 1999:40 [ref. 24203], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:46 [ref. 26753], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:26 [ref. 36649], Artüz & Fricke 2019:553 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:125 [ref. 37250]).

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acanthurus Scopelus acanthurus Facciolà [L.] 1882Synonym
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
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