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Scopelus engraulis


Scopelus engraulis was originally described as Scopelus engraulis by Günther in 1887. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Myctophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   engraulis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1887
Status   Uncertain
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   engraulis
Original Combination   Scopelus engraulis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scopelus engraulis
OriginalSubGenus   Scopelus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1887
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myctophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Philippines, Challenger station 200, depth 250 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1887.12.7.217
Journal   Rep. Sci. Res. Voy. H.M.S. Challenger
Citation   v. 22 (pt 57)
Page   197
Illustrations   Pl. 51 (fig. C)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Diaphus coeruleus
Current Species   coeruleus
Current Genus Diaphus
Current AuthorWI Klunzinger [C. B.]
Current AuthorNI   Klunzinger
Current Year   1871
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Diaphinae Diaphinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Uncertain as Myctophidae: Diaphinae.
Name History   •Questionably a synonym of Diaphus coeruleus (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Paxton 1979:7 [ref. 6440]).

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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
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
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
doderleini Scopelus doderleini Facciolà [L.] 1882Synonym
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