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Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
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Sphaerichthys osphromenoides


Sphaerichthys osphromenoides was originally described as Sphaerichthys osphromenoides by Canestrini in 1860. It belongs to the family Osphronemidae and subfamily Luciocephalinae. It is commonly known as Chocolate gourami and is known Chocolate gourami in USA (contiguous states), Shokoladnyi gurami in Russian Federation. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Indonesia and Malaysia.
Species   osphromenoides
AuthorWI   Canestrini [G.]
AuthorNI   Canestrini
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anabantiformes Anabantiformes
Family   Osphronemidae
Luciocephalinae Luciocephalinae
Genus   Sphaerichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anabantiformes
Family   Osphronemidae
Subfamily   Luciocephalinae
Genus   Sphaerichthys
Original Name   Sphaerichthys        
Taxon Name   osphromenoides
Original Combination   Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
OriginalSubGenus   Sphaerichthys
Original Author   Canestrini
Original AuthorWI   Canestrini [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Luciocephalinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   India. NMW.
Types   Syntypes: (2).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   NMW
Journal   Verh. K.-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien
Page   707 [11]

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Sphaerichthys malayanus
Current Species   malayanus
Current Genus   Sphaerichthys
Current AuthorWI   Duncker [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Duncker
Current Year   1860
Current Family   Osphronemidae
Current Subfamily  
Luciocephalinae Luciocephalinae

Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes A mouth-brooder species. Omnivorous.
Distribution Indonesia and Malaysia.

Current Summary   Valid as Sphaerichthys osphromenoides  Canestrini 1860. Osphronemidae: Luciocephalinae.
Name History   • Possibly valid -- (Roberts 1989:176 [ref. 6439]). • Valid as Sphaerichthys osphromenoides  Canestrini 1860 -- (Kottelat et al. 1993:164 [ref. 23448], Kottelat & Lim 1995:248 [ref. 23210], Wakiyama et al. 1997:100 [ref. 25519], Ng & Tan 1999:363 [ref. 24159], Britz & Kottelat 2002:247 [ref. 26536], Tan & Ng 2005:132 [ref. 28283], Parenti & Lim 2005:195 [ref. 28285], Kottelat 2013:456 [ref. 32989]).

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acrostoma Sphaerichthys acrostoma Vierke [J.] 1979Valid
malayanus Sphaerichthys malayanus (Duncker [G.] 1904)Uncertain
osphromenoides osphromenoides Sphaerichthys osphromenoides osphromenoides Canestrini [G.] 1860Synonym
osphronemoides selatanensis Sphaerichthys osphronemoides selatanensis Vierke [J.] 1979Valid
selatanensis Sphaerichthys selatanensis Vierke [J.] 1979Valid
vaillanti Sphaerichthys vaillanti Pellegrin [J.] 1930Valid
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