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Synodontis melanostictus

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Synodontis melanostictus was originally described as Synodontis melanostictus by Boulenger in 1906. It belongs to the family Mochokidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is East central Africa: Lake Tanganyika and its tributaries.
Species   melanostictus
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
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   melanostictus
Original Combination   Synodontis melanostictus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Synodontis melanostictus
OriginalSubGenus   Synodontis
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1906
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lofu, Lake Tanganyika.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:318 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1906.9.8.72
Journal   Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1)
Page   553
Illustrations   Pl. 34

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Synodontis melanostictus
Current Species   melanostictus
Current Genus   Synodontis
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1906
Current Family   Mochokidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water Fresh water
   
Distribution East central Africa: Lake Tanganyika and its tributaries.

Current Summary   Valid as Synodontis melanostictus  Boulenger 1906. Mochokidae: Mochokinae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Synodontis nigromaculatus  Boulenger 1905 -- (Poll 1971:325 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:136 [ref. 6194]). • Valid as Synodontis melanostictus  Boulenger 1906 -- (Wright & Page 2006:130 [ref. 28885], Wright & Page 2008:296 [ref. 29628]). • Synonym of Synodontis nigromaculata  Boulenger 1905 -- (Ferraris 2007:318 [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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