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Sorsogona melanoptera
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Sorsogona melanoptera

Knapp & Wongratana

Sorsogona melanoptera was originally described as Sorsogona melanoptera by Knapp & Wongratana in 1987. It belongs to the family Platycephalidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanoptera
AuthorWI   Knapp [L. W.] & Wongratana [T.]
AuthorNI   Knapp & Wongratana
Qualification   ---
Year   1987
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
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Genus   Sorsogona
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
Genus   Sorsogona
Original Name   Sorsogona        
Taxon Name   melanoptera
Original Combination   Sorsogona melanoptera
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sorsogona melanoptera
OriginalSubGenus   Sorsogona
Original Author   Knapp & Wongratana
Original AuthorWI   Knapp [L. W.] & Wongratana [T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1987
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   About 3.2 kilometers off Cochin, India, depth 14-38 meters.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 158798 (1); BPBM 27695 (3); CAS 58595 (1); CUB 2528.2.9.7 (1); USNM 223751 (1), 280332-43 (1, 3, 1, 2, 2, 1, 4, 8, 1, 3, 11, 8), 280362-63 (31, 35); ZMH 5302 (6).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 280331
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 100 (no. 2)
Page   381
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sorsogona melanoptera
Current Species melanoptera
Current Genus Sorsogona
Current AuthorWI Knapp [L. W.] & Wongratana [T.]
Current AuthorNI Knapp & Wongratana
Current Year 1987
Current Family Platycephalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Sorsogona melanoptera  Knapp & Wongratana 1987. Platycephalidae.
Name History   •Valid as Rogadius melanopterus (Knapp & Wongratana 1987) -- (Imamura 1996:216 [ref. 22700], Imamura 2007:303 [ref. 29242], Psomadakis et al. 2020:376 [ref. 37272]). •Valid as Sorsogona melanoptera Knapp & Wongratana 1987 -- (Krishnan & Mishra 1993:220 [ref. 24016], Randall 1995:118 [ref. 22896], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:242 [ref. 24754], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S103 [ref. 27377], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:27 [ref. 27712], Knapp & Heemstra 2011:75 [ref. 31327], Psomadakis et al. 2015:193 [ref. 34104]).

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heterolepis Sorsogona heterolepis (Barnard [K. H.] 1927)Synonym
humerosa Sorsogona humerosa Knapp [L. W.] & Heemstra [P. C.] 2011Valid
nigripinna Sorsogona nigripinna (Regan [C. T.] 1905)Valid
portuguesa Sorsogona portuguesa (Smith [J. L. B.] 1953)Valid
prionota Sorsogona prionota (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873)Valid
serrulata Sorsogona serrulata Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1934Synonym
suggrundus Sorsogona suggrundus (Whitley [G. P.] 1933)Synonym
townsendi Sorsogona townsendi (Regan [C. T.] 1905)Synonym
tuberculata Sorsogona tuberculata (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Synonym
tuberculatus Sorsogona tuberculatus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Synonym
welanderi Sorsogona welanderi (Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966)Synonym
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