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Synodontis melanostictus
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Synodontis melanostictus


Synodontis melanostictus was originally described as Synodontis melanostictus by Boulenger in 1906. It belongs to the family Mochokidae and subfamily Mochokinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanostictus
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Mochokinae Mochokinae
Genus   Synodontis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Subfamily   Mochokinae
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   Mochokinae
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 ---

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
Mochokinae Mochokinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

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.] 1924Synonym
albolineatus Synodontis albolineatus Pellegrin [J.] 1924Valid
angelica Synodontis angelica Schilthuis [L.] 1891Synonym
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.] 1968Synonym
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.] 1832Valid
batesi longispinis Synodontis batesi longispinis Pellegrin [J.] 1930Synonym
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
camelopardalis Synodontis camelopardalis Poll [M.] 1971Valid
carineae Synodontis carineae Vreven [E. J.] & Ibala Zamba [A.] 2011Valid
caudalis Synodontis caudalis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
caudovittata Synodontis caudovittata Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Synonym
caudovittatus Synodontis caudovittatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Valid
centralis Synodontis centralis Poll [M.] 1971Valid
chabanaudi Synodontis chabanaudi (Pellegrin [J.] 1938)Synonym
citernii Synodontis citernii Vinciguerra [D.] 1898Synonym
clarias Synodontis clarias (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
colyeri Synodontis colyeri Boulenger [G. A.] 1923Synonym
comoensis Synodontis comoensis Daget [J.] & Lévêque [C.] 1981Valid
congica Synodontis congica Poll [M.] 1971Synonym
congicus Synodontis congicus Poll [M.] 1971Valid
contracta Synodontis contracta Vinciguerra [D.] 1928Synonym
contractus Synodontis contractus Vinciguerra [D.] 1928Valid
courteti Synodontis courteti Pellegrin [J.] 1906Valid
cuangoana Synodontis cuangoana Poll [M.] 1971Synonym
cuangoanus Synodontis cuangoanus Poll [M.] 1971Valid
dageti Synodontis dageti Poll [M.] & Roman [B.] 1967Synonym
davidi Synodontis davidi Axelrod [H. R.] 1970Synonym
decora Synodontis decora Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
decorus Synodontis decorus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
dekimpei Synodontis dekimpei Paugy [D.] 1987Valid
denticulatus Synodontis denticulatus Ilunga [M. K.], Abwe [E.], Decru [E.], Manda [A. C.] & Vreven [E. J.] 2020Valid
denticulatus Synodontis denticulatus Ilunga [M. K.], Abwe [E.], Decru [E.], Manda [A. C.] & Vreven [E. J.] 2019Valid
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