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Synodontis melanopterus

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Synodontis melanopterus was originally described as Synodontis melanopterus by Boulenger in 1903. It belongs to the family Mochokidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is West-central Africa.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Synodontis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Genus   Synodontis
Original Name   Synodontis        
Taxon Name   melanopterus
Original Combination   Synodontis melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Synodontis melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Synodontis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Oguta, Niger Delta, southern Nigeria.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1902.10.25.4 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:317 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1902.10.25.3
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1902, v. 2 (pt 2)
Page   327
Illustrations   Pl. 29 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Synodontis melanopterus
Current Species   melanopterus
Current Genus   Synodontis
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1903
Current Family   Mochokidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution West-central Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Synodontis melanopterus  Boulenger 1903. Mochokidae: Mochokinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Synodontis melanopterus  Boulenger 1903 -- (Poll 1971:114 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:133 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:196 [ref. 12860], Lévèque et al. 1991:143 [ref. 31367], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:546 [ref. 21590], Willoughby 1994:29 [ref. 22047]). • Valid as Synodontis melanoptera  Boulenger 1903 -- (Ferraris 2007:317 [ref. 29155]).

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acanthomias Synodontis acanthomias Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
acanthoperca Synodontis acanthoperca Friel [J. P.] & Vigliotta [T. R.] 2006Valid
afrofischeri Synodontis afrofischeri Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1888Valid
alberti Synodontis alberti Schilthuis [L.] 1891Valid
albolineata Synodontis albolineata Pellegrin [J.] 1924Spelling
albolineatus Synodontis albolineatus Pellegrin [J.] 1924Valid
angelica Synodontis angelica Schilthuis [L.] 1891Spelling
angelicus Synodontis angelicus Schilthuis [L.] 1891Valid
angelicus zonatus Synodontis angelicus zonatus Poll [M.] 1933Synonym
annectens Synodontis annectens Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
ansorgii Synodontis ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
arabi Synodontis arabi Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arnoulti Synodontis arnoulti Roman [B.] 1966Valid
aterrima Synodontis aterrima Poll [M.] & Roberts [T. R.] 1968Spelling
aterrimus Synodontis aterrimus Poll [M.] & Roberts [T. R.] 1968Valid
augeriasi Synodontis augeriasi Pellegrin [J.] 1929Synonym
augierasi Synodontis augierasi Pellegrin [J.] 1929Synonym
bastiani Synodontis bastiani Daget [J.] 1948Valid
batensoda Synodontis batensoda Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1832Synonym
batesi longispinis Synodontis batesi longispinis Pellegrin [J.] 1930Valid
batesii Synodontis batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1907Valid
binotata Synodontis binotata Pellegrin [J.] 1926Synonym
brichardi Synodontis brichardi Poll [M.] 1959Valid
budgetti Synodontis budgetti Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
callarias Synodontis callarias (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
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