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Sphyraena megalolepis


Sphyraena megalolepis was originally described as Sphyraena megalolepis by Peters in 1877. It belongs to the family Sphyraenidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalolepis
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1877
Status   Uncertain
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Sphyraena
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes
Family   Sphyraenidae
Genus   Sphyraena
Original Name   Sphyraena        
Taxon Name   megalolepis
Original Combination   Sphyraena megalolepis
Original Genus   Sphyraena
Original Genus Species   Sphyraena megalolepis
OriginalSubGenus   Sphyraena
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1877
Original Family   Sphyraenidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Carteret Harbour, Lambom Island, near Cape Saint-George, southern New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific, ca. 4°48'S, 152°51'E.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Journal   Monatsb. Akad. Wiss. Berlin
Citation   1876
Page   842

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Setarches flavicauda
Current Species   flavicauda
Current Genus   Setarches
Current AuthorWI   ---
Current Family   Setarchidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Salt water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   In Genus Sphyraena  . Sphyraenidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Sphyraena flavicauda  Rüppell 1838 -- (de Sylva 1975:84 [ref. 6302]). • Not in Sphyraena obtusata  group -- (Doiuchi & Nakabo 2005:149 [ref. 28229]).

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Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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acus Sphyraena acus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Plumier) 1803)Synonym
acutipinnis Sphyraena acutipinnis Day [F.] 1876Valid
affinis Sphyraena affinis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
afra Sphyraena afra Peters [W. C. H.] 1844Valid
africana Sphyraena africana Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1909Valid
agam Sphyraena agam Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Synonym
akerstromi Sphyraena akerstromi Whitley [G. P.] 1947Synonym
altipinnis Sphyraena altipinnis Ogilby [J. D.] 1910Synonym
antillana Sphyraena antillana Plumier [C.] in Lacepède 1803Not available
arabiansis Sphyraena arabiansis Abdussamad [E. M.], Retheesh [T. B.], Thangaraja [R.], Bineesh [K. K.] & Prakashan [D.] 2015Valid
argentea Sphyraena argentea Girard [C. F.] 1854Valid
aureoflammea Sphyraena aureoflammea Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
aureoviridis Sphyraena aureoviridis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Uncertain
barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards [M.] in Catesby 1771)Valid
barracuda Sphyraena barracuda (Walbaum [J. J.] 1792)Synonym
becuna Sphyraena becuna Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
bleekeri Sphyraena bleekeri Williams [F.] 1959Synonym
bocagei Sphyraena bocagei Osório [B.] 1891Synonym
borealis Sphyraena borealis DeKay [J. E.] 1842Valid
brachygnathos Sphyraena brachygnathos Bleeker [P.] 1855Synonym
branneri Sphyraena branneri Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1915Action
chinensis Sphyraena chinensis Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Uncertain
chrysotaenia Sphyraena chrysotaenia Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884Synonym
commersonii Sphyraena commersonii Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
dentatus Sphyraena dentatus Saville-Kent [W.] (ex De Vis) 1893Not available
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