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Scorpaena megalepis

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Scorpaena megalepis was originally described as Scorpaena megalepis by Fowler in 1938. It belongs to the family Scorpaenidae and subfamily Scorpaeninae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific: China Sea, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna Islands.
Species   megalepis
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Subfamily  
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae
Genus   Scorpaena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Scorpaenidae
Subfamily   Scorpaeninae
Genus   Scorpaena
Original Name   Scorpaena        
Taxon Name   megalepis
Original Combination   Scorpaena megalepis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scorpaena megalepis
OriginalSubGenus   Scorpaena
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scorpaeninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vicinity of Hong Kong, China Sea, 21°54'N, 114°46'E, Albatross station D.5305, depth 37 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: (several) USNM.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 98897
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 85 (no. 3032)
Page   56
Illustrations   Fig. 22

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Neomerinthe megalepis
Current Species   megalepis
Current Genus   Neomerinthe
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler
Current Year   1938
Current Family   Scorpaenidae
Current Subfamily  
Scorpaeninae Scorpaeninae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
   
Distribution Western Pacific: China Sea, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna Islands.

Current Summary   Synonym of Neomerinthe megalepis  (Fowler 1938). Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Scorpaena megalepis  Fowler 1938 -- (Poss & Duhamel 1991:101 [ref. 15728]). • Valid as Sebastapistes megalepis  (Fowler 1932) -- (Chen et al. 1997:165 [ref. 26476] dated 1932). • Valid as Neomerinthe megalepis  (Fowler 1938) -- (Poss 1999:2322 [ref. 24796], Poss in Randall & Lim 2000:605 [ref. 25122], Zajonz & Klausewitz 2002:1485 [ref. 26817], Motomura et al. 2011:60, 61 [ref. 31308], Fricke et al. 2011:377 [ref. 31242], Larson et al. 2013:81 [ref. 32988]).

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aculeata Scorpaena aculeata Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Action
afimbria Scorpaena afimbria Slastenenko [E. P.] 1935Synonym
africana Scorpaena africana Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
afuerae Scorpaena afuerae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Valid
agassizi Scorpaena agassizi Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Spelling
agassizii Scorpaena agassizii Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
albifimbria Scorpaena albifimbria Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Valid
albobrunnea Scorpaena albobrunnea Günther [A.] 1874Synonym
albofasciata Scorpaena albofasciata Metzelaar [J.] 1919Synonym
alepidota Scorpaena alepidota Bloch [M. E.] 1787Not available
ambigua Scorpaena ambigua Klunzinger [C. B.] 1872Synonym
americana Scorpaena americana Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801Synonym
americana Scorpaena americana Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
amplisquamiceps Scorpaena amplisquamiceps Fowler [H. W.] 1938Synonym
angolensis Scorpaena angolensis Norman [J. R.] 1935Valid
annobonae Scorpaena annobonae Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1969Valid
antennata Scorpaena antennata Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
aplodactylus Scorpaena aplodactylus Bleeker [P.] 1853Uncertain
aqabae Scorpaena aqabae Fowler [H. W.] & Steinitz [H.] 1956Synonym
armata Parascorpaena armata (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873)Valid
armata Scorpaena armata Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873Synonym
ascensionis Scorpaena ascensionis Eschmeyer [W. N.] 1971Valid
asperella Scorpaena asperella Bennett [E. T.] 1828Synonym
atlantica Scorpaena atlantica Nichols [J. T.] & Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1924Synonym
aurita Scorpaena aurita Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
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