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Thysanophrys megacephalus

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Thysanophrys megacephalus was originally described as Thysanophrys megacephalus by Tanaka in 1917. It belongs to the family Platycephalidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western North Pacific: Japan to South China Sea to Philippines.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
AuthorNI   Tanaka
Qualification   ---
Year   1917
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Thysanophrys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
Genus   Thysanophrys
Original Name   Thysanophrys        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Thysanophrys megacephalus
Original Genus   Thysanophrys
Original Genus Species   Thysanophrys megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Thysanophrys
Original Author   Tanaka
Original AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1917
Original Family   Platycephalidae
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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   --- ---

       
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Western North Pacific: Japan to South China Sea to Philippines.

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], Youn 2002:258, 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)Spelling
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)Spelling
chiltonae Thysanophrys chiltonae Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Valid
cirronasa Thysanophrys cirronasa (Richardson [J.] 1848)Valid
cirronasus Thysanophrys cirronasus (Richardson [J.] 1848)Synonym
gruveli Thysanophrys gruveli (Pellegrin [J.] 1905)Synonym
horai Thysanophrys horai (de Beaufort [L. F.] 1956)Synonym
japonicus Thysanophrys japonicus (Tilesius [W. G. von] 1814)Not available
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
rarita Thysanophrys rarita Knapp [L. W.] 2013Valid
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