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Synodontis violaceus


Synodontis violaceus was originally described as Synodontis violaceus by Pellegrin in 1919. It belongs to the family Mochokidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Western Africa.
Species   violaceus
AuthorWI   Pellegrin [J.]
AuthorNI   Pellegrin
Qualification   ---
Year   1919
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
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Genus   Synodontis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Genus   Synodontis
Original Name   Synodontis        
Taxon Name   violaceus
Original Combination   Synodontis violaceus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Synodontis violaceus
OriginalSubGenus   Synodontis
Original Author   Pellegrin
Original AuthorWI   Pellegrin [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1919
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gribingui River, Congo.
Types   Paralectotypes: MNHN 1919-0247 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:50 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:322 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   MNHN 1919-0246
Journal   Bull. Soc. Zool. Fr.
Citation   v. 44
Page   212

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Synodontis violaceus
Current Species   violaceus
Current Genus   Synodontis
Current AuthorWI   Pellegrin [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Pellegrin
Current Year   1919
Current Family   Mochokidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Western Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Synodontis violaceus  Pellegrin 1919. Mochokidae: Mochokinae.
Name History   • Valid as Synodontis violaceus  Pellegrin 1919 -- (Poll 1971:149 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:149 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:197 [ref. 12860], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:539 [ref. 21590], Willoughby 1994:27, 29 [ref. 22047], Dankwa et al. 1999:37 [ref. 28023]). • Valid as Synodontis violacea  Pellegrin 1919 -- (Ferraris 2007:322 [ref. 29155], Fermon et al. 2007:747 [ref. 30032], De Weirdt et al. 2008:122 [ref. 29869], Vreven & Milondo 2009:100 [ref. 30416], Vreven & Ibala Zamba 2011:359 [ref. 31194]).

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Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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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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