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Thysanophrys megacephalus


Thysanophrys megacephalus was originally described as Thysanophrys megacephalus by Tanaka in 1917. It belongs to the family Platycephalidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
AuthorNI   Tanaka
Qualification   ---
Year   1917
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
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Genus   Thysanophrys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
Genus   Thysanophrys
Original Name   Thysanophrys        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Thysanophrys megacephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Thysanophrys megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Thysanophrys
Original Author   Tanaka
Original AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1917
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Fish market in Tokyo, Japan.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZUMT (lost or never at ZUMT)
Journal   Dobutsugaku Zasshi [Zool. Mag. Tokyo]
Citation   v. 29 (no. 339)
Page   11

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ratabulus megacephalus
Current Species megacephalus
Current Genus Ratabulus
Current AuthorWI Tanaka [S.]
Current AuthorNI Tanaka
Current Year 1917
Current Family Platycephalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ratabulus megacephalus  (Tanaka 1917). Platycephalidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Ratabulus diveridens (McCulloch 1914) -- (Knapp 1999:2410 [ref. 24807] as diversidans). •Valid as Ratabulus megacephalus (Tanaka 1917) -- (Ochiai in Masuda et al. 1984:322 [ref. 6441], Yatou in Okamura et al. 1985:599, 729 [ref. 8056], Shao & Chen 1987:86 [ref. 8042], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1987:155 [ref. 15964], Imamura 1996:201 [ref. 22700], Lee & Joo 1998:219 [ref. 25739], Nakabo 2000:618 [ref. 25086], Knapp in Randall & Lim 2000:608 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:69 [ref. 25480], Shinohara et al. 2001:318 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:618 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:258, 570 [ref. 26218], Imamura & Gomon 2010:19 [ref. 31104]).

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arenicola Thysanophrys arenicola Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
armata Thysanophrys armata (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)Valid
armatus Thysanophrys armatus (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)Synonym
brevirostris Thysanophrys brevirostris (Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [J.-P.] 1987)Synonym
carbunculus Thysanophrys carbunculus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833)Synonym
celebica Thysanophrys celebica (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Valid
celebicus Thysanophrys celebicus (Bleeker [P.] 1855)Synonym
chiltonae Thysanophrys chiltonae Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Valid
cirronasa Thysanophrys cirronasa (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
cirronasus Thysanophrys cirronasus (Richardson [J.] 1848)Valid
gruveli Thysanophrys gruveli (Pellegrin [J.] 1905)Synonym
haploblepharis Thysanophrys haploblepharis Prokofiev [A. M.] 2017Synonym
horai Thysanophrys horai (de Beaufort [L. F.] 1956)Synonym
japonicus Thysanophrys japonicus (Tilesius [W. G. von] 1814)Synonym
longirostris Thysanophrys longirostris (Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [J.-P.] 1987)Valid
macrolepis Thysanophrys macrolepis (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
malayanus Thysanophrys malayanus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
meerdervoorti Thysanophrys meerdervoorti (Bleeker [P.] 1860)Synonym
meerdervoortii Thysanophrys meerdervoortii (Bleeker [P.] 1860)Synonym
otaitensis Thysanophrys otaitensis (Cuvier [G.] (ex Parkinson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829)Synonym
papillaris Thysanophrys papillaris Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.] 1999Valid
papillolabium Thysanophrys papillolabium Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
portuguesus Thysanophrys portuguesus Smith [J. L. B.] 1953Synonym
pristis Thysanophrys pristis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1855)Synonym
randalli Thysanophrys randalli Knapp [L. W.] 2013Valid
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