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Sphagebranchus acuticeps


Sphagebranchus acuticeps was originally described as Sphagebranchus acuticeps by Barnard in 1923. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
AuthorNI   Barnard
Qualification   ---
Year   1923
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Sphagebranchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Sphagebranchus
Original Name   Sphagebranchus        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Sphagebranchus acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sphagebranchus acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Sphagebranchus
Original Author   Barnard
Original AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1923
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off mouth of Tugela River, northwest 20 miles, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 37 fathoms [68 meters].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   SAM 12791 (poor condition)
Journal   Ann. S. Afr. Mus.
Citation   v. 13 (pt 8, no. 14)
Page   444

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ichthyapus acuticeps
Current Species acuticeps
Current Genus Ichthyapus
Current AuthorWI Barnard [K. H.]
Current AuthorNI Barnard
Current Year 1923
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ichthyapus acuticeps  (Barnard 1923). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ichthyapus acuticeps (Barnard 1923) -- (McCosker 1977:68 [ref. 6836], McCosker & Castle 1986:179 [ref. 5690], McCosker 2004:172 [ref. 27619], Eagderi et al. 2019:18 [ref. 37020]).

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brevirostris Sphagebranchus brevirostris Peters [W. C. H.] 1855Synonym
caecus Sphagebranchus caecus (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Brander) 1758)Synonym
catostomus Sphagebranchus catostomus Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
cephalopeltis Sphagebranchus cephalopeltis Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
cinctus Sphagebranchus cinctus Tanaka [S.] 1908Synonym
conklini Sphagebranchus conklini Eigenmann [C. H.] 1916Synonym
flavicaudus Sphagebranchus flavicaudus Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
foresti Sphagebranchus foresti Cadenat [J.] & Roux [C.] 1964Synonym
gjellerupi Sphagebranchus gjellerupi Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1916Synonym
heyningi Sphagebranchus heyningi Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
huysmani Sphagebranchus huysmani Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
imberbis Sphagebranchus imberbis Delaroche [F. E.] 1809Synonym
kaupii Sphagebranchus kaupii Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
kendalli Sphagebranchus kendalli Gilbert [C. H.] 1891Synonym
klazingai Sphagebranchus klazingai Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
longipinnis Sphagebranchus longipinnis Kner [R.] & Steindachner [F.] 1867Synonym
lumbricoides Sphagebranchus lumbricoides Bleeker [P.] 1864Synonym
macrodon Sphagebranchus macrodon Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
mindora Sphagebranchus mindora (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1908)Synonym
monodi Sphagebranchus monodi (Roux [C.] 1966)Synonym
moseri Sphagebranchus moseri Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Synonym
ocellatus Sphagebranchus ocellatus Risso [A.] 1827In family
oculatus Sphagebranchus oculatus Risso [A.] 1827Synonym
omanensis Sphagebranchus omanensis Norman [J. R.] 1939Synonym
ophioneus Sphagebranchus ophioneus Evermann [B. W.] & Marsh [M. C.] 1900Synonym
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