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Secutor megalolepis

Mochizuki & Hayashi

Secutor megalolepis was originally described as Secutor megalolepis by Mochizuki & Hayashi in 1989. It belongs to the family Leiognathidae and subfamily Leiognathinae. It is commonly known as Bigscale ponyfish . It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   megalolepis
AuthorWI   Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.]
AuthorNI   Mochizuki & Hayashi
Qualification   ---
Year   1989
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Leiognathinae Leiognathinae
Genus   Secutor
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Leiognathidae
Subfamily   Leiognathinae
Genus   Secutor
Original Name   Secutor        
Taxon Name   megalolepis
Original Combination   Secutor megalolepis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Secutor megalolepis
OriginalSubGenus   Secutor
Original Author   Mochizuki & Hayashi
Original AuthorWI   Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1989
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Leiognathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Thailand.
Types   Paratypes: FUMT-P 8733 (4), 21652 (1); URM 12018 (1), 14660 (1), 14964-1 (1); YCM-HLP 179 (3), 214-2 (1), 217 (5).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Shibata et al. 2011:15 [ref. 31469].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   URM 14964-2
Journal   Sci. Rep. Yokosuka City Mus.
Citation   No. 37
Page   86
Illustrations   Figs. 8A-B

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species ---
Current Genus ---
Current AuthorWI Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.]
Current AuthorNI Mochizuki & Hayashi
Current Year 1989
Current Family Leiognathidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Deveximentum megalolepis  (Mochizuki & Hayashi 1989). Leiognathidae: Gazzinae.
Name History   •Valid as Secutor megalolepis Mochizuki & Hayashi 1989 -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:112 [ref. 23448], Yamashita et al. 2000:49 [ref. 24517], Nakabo 2000:810 [ref. 25086], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:100 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Woodland et al. 2001:2821 [ref. 26095], Nakabo 2002:810 [ref. 26001], Ikejima et al. 2004:908 [ref. 27755], Sparks & Dunlap 2004:7 [ref. 27928], Hoese & Bray 2006:1182 [ref. 29000], Kimura 2009:134 [ref. 30426], Shibata et al. 2011:15 [ref. 31469], Baldwin & Sparks 2011:39 [ref. 31487], Larson et al. 2013:129 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:129 [ref. 34464], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2015:49 [ref. 34319]). •Valid as Deveximentum megalolepis (Mochizuki & Hayashi 1989) -- (Kottelat 2013:337 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:122 [ref. 35490], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:144 [ref. 36460], Psomadakis et al. 2020:437 [ref. 37272]).

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hanedai Deveximentum hanedai Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.] 1989Valid
hanedai Secutor hanedai Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.] 1989Synonym
indicium Deveximentum indicium Monkolprasit [S. P.] 1973Valid
indicius Secutor indicius Monkolprasit [S. P.] 1973Synonym
insidiator Secutor insidiator (Bloch [M. E.] 1787)Synonym
interrupta Secutor interrupta (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
interruptus Secutor interruptus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
mazavasaoka Leiognathus mazavasaoka (Baldwin [Z. H.] & Sparks [J. S.] 2011)Valid
mazavasaoka Secutor mazavasaoka Baldwin [Z. H.] & Sparks [J. S.] 2011Synonym
megalolepis Deveximentum megalolepis Mochizuki [K.] & Hayashi [M.] 1989Valid
ruconius Secutor ruconius (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
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