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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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punu Synodontis punu Vreven [E. J.] & Milondo [L.] 2009Valid
rebeli Synodontis rebeli Holly [M.] 1926Valid
resupinata Synodontis resupinata Boulenger [G. A.] 1904Synonym
resupinatus Synodontis resupinatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1904Valid
ricardoae Synodontis ricardoae Seegers [L.] 1996Valid
robbianus Synodontis robbianus Smith [J. A.] 1875Valid
robertsi Synodontis robertsi Poll [M.] 1974Valid
ruandae Synodontis ruandae Matthes [H.] 1959Valid
rufigiensis Synodontis rufigiensis Bailey [R. G.] 1968Valid
rukwaensis Synodontis rukwaensis Hilgendorf [F. M.] & Pappenheim [P.] 1903Valid
schall Synodontis schall (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
schoutedeni Synodontis schoutedeni David [L.] 1936Valid
serpentis Synodontis serpentis Whitehead [P. J. P.] 1962Valid
serrata Synodontis serrata Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Synonym
serratus Synodontis serratus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Valid
serratus tanganyicae Synodontis serratus tanganaicae Borodin [N. A.] 1936Synonym
smithii Synodontis smithii Günther [A.] 1896Synonym
smiti Synodontis smiti Boulenger [G. A.] 1902Valid
soloni Synodontis soloni Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
sorex Synodontis sorex Günther [A.] 1864Valid
steindachneri Synodontis steindachneri Boulenger [G. A.] 1913Valid
tanganyicae Synodontis tanganyicae Borodin [N. A.] 1936Valid
tenuis Synodontis tenuis Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917Synonym
tessmanni Synodontis tessmanni Pappenheim [P.] 1911Valid
thamalakanensis Synodontis thamalakanensis Fowler [H. W.] 1935Valid
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