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Trachyrincus villegai


Trachyrincus villegai was originally described as Trachyrynchus villegai by Pequeño in 1971. It belongs to the family Macrouridae and subfamily Trachyrincinae. It is commonly known as Grey grenadier and is known Cola de rata in Peru, Grey grenadier in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   villegai
AuthorWI   Pequeño [G.]
AuthorNI   Pequeño
Qualification   ---
Year   1971
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Trachyrincinae Trachyrincinae
Genus   Trachyrincus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Subfamily   Trachyrincinae
Genus   Trachyrincus
Original Name   Trachyrynchus        
Taxon Name   villegai
Original Combination   Trachyrynchus villegai
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trachyrynchus villegai
OriginalSubGenus   Trachyrynchus
Original Author   Pequeño
Original AuthorWI   Pequeño [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1971
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Trachyrincinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Southeastern Pacific off Chile, 25°19'00'S, 70°33'05'W, depth 320-324 meters.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Meléndez C. et al. 1993:96-97 [ref. 24124].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHNC P.5341
Page   277
Illustrations   Fig. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Trachyrincus villegai
Current Species   villegai
Current Genus Trachyrincus
Current AuthorWI Pequeño [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Pequeño
Current Year   1971
Current Family Macrouridae
Current Subfamily
Trachyrincinae Trachyrincinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 250 to 980 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Trachyrincus villegai  Pequeño 1971. Macrouridae: Trachyrincinae.
Name History   •Valid as Trachyrynchus villegai Pequeño 1871 -- (Pequeño 1989:46 [ref. 14125]). •Valid as Trachyrincus villegai Pequeño 1971 -- (Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:317 [ref. 18936], Iwamoto & Schneider in Fischer et al. 1995:1255 [ref. 22829], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:236 [ref. 24555]).

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anonyme Trachyrincus anonyme Giorna [M. E.] 1809Synonym
aphyodes Trachyrincus aphyodes McMillan [P. J.] 1995Valid
helolepis Trachyrincus helolepis Gilbert [C. H.] 1892Valid
longirostris Trachyrincus longirostris (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
murrayi Trachyrincus murrayi Günther [A.] 1887Valid
scabrus Trachyrincus scabrus (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Valid
trachyrincus Trachyrincus trachyrincus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
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