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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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tholloni Synodontis tholloni Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Synonym
thomasi Synodontis thomasi Chabanaud [P.] 1934Synonym
thysi Synodontis thysi Poll [M.] 1971Valid
tourei Synodontis tourei Daget [J.] 1962Valid
truncatus Synodontis truncatus Holly [M.] 1927Synonym
unicolor Synodontis unicolor Boulenger [G. A.] 1915Valid
vaillanti Synodontis vaillanti Boulenger [G. A.] 1897In family
vanderwaali Synodontis vanderwaali Skelton [P. H.] & White [P. N.] 1990Valid
velifer Synodontis velifer Norman [J. R.] 1935Valid
vermiculata Synodontis vermiculata Daget [J.] 1954Synonym
vermiculatus Synodontis vermiculatus Daget [J.] 1954Valid
victoriae Synodontis victoriae Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Valid
violacea Synodontis violacea Pellegrin [J.] 1919Synonym
violaceus Synodontis violaceus Pellegrin [J.] 1919Valid
vittatus Synodontis vittatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1920Synonym
voltae Synodontis voltae Roman [B.] 1975Valid
wamiensis Synodontis wamiensis Lohberger [K.] 1930Synonym
waterloti Synodontis waterloti Daget [J.] 1962Valid
werneri Synodontis werneri Boeseman [M.] 1957Synonym
woleuensis Synodontis woleuensis Friel [J. P.] & Sullivan [J. P.] 2008Valid
woosnami Synodontis woosnami Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
xiphias Synodontis xiphias Günther [A.] 1864Valid
zambesensis Synodontis zambesensis Günther [A.] (ex Peters) 1864Synonym
zambesensis rukwaensis Synodontis zambesensis rukwaensis Hilgendorf [F. M.] & Pappenheim [P.] 1903Synonym
zambesiensis Synodontis zambesiensis Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Synonym
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