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Uropterygius acutus


Uropterygius acutus was originally described as Uropterygius acutus by Parr in 1930. It belongs to the family Muraenidae and subfamily Uropterygiinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acutus
AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
AuthorNI   Parr
Qualification   ---
Year   1930
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Uropterygiinae Uropterygiinae
Genus   Uropterygius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Muraenidae
Subfamily   Uropterygiinae
Genus   Uropterygius
Original Name   Uropterygius        
Taxon Name   acutus
Original Combination   Uropterygius acutus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Uropterygius acutus
OriginalSubGenus   Uropterygius
Original Author   Parr
Original AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1930
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Uropterygiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   West Caicos Island, Bahamas, depth 30 fathoms (stomach content).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:19 [ref. 16741], Böhlke & Smith 2002:91 [ref. 26380]
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   YPM 2604
Journal   Bull. Bingham Oceanogr. Collect. Yale Univ.
Citation   v. 3 (art. 4)
Page   16
Illustrations   Fig. 2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Monopenchelys acuta
Current Species acuta
Current Genus Monopenchelys
Current AuthorWI Parr [A. E.]
Current AuthorNI Parr
Current Year 1930
Current Family Muraenidae
Current Subfamily
Muraeninae Muraeninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Monopenchelys acuta  (Parr 1930). Muraenidae: Muraeninae.
Name History   •Valid as Uropterygius acutus Parr 1930 -- (Andreata & Séret 1996:581 [ref. 16204]). •Valid as Monopenchelys acuta (Parr 1930) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1982:128 [ref. 502], Böhlke et al. 1989:191 [ref. 13286], Smith 1989:905 [ref. 13285], Smith & Böhlke 1990:144 [ref. 19379], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:261 [ref. 24493], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Böhlke & Smith 2002:91 [ref. 26380], Randall et al. 2002:154 [ref. 26192], Collette et al. 2003:99 [ref. 26784], Böhlke & Smith 2003:718 [ref. 26990], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:49 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:125 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:94 [ref. 30952], Smith 2012:30 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], Fricke et al. 2014:20 [ref. 33932], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:24 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:3 [ref. 33516], Pinheiro et al. 2015:6 [ref. 34324], Smith & Brito 2016:1640 [ref. 34557]).

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alboguttatus Uropterygius alboguttatus Smith [J. L. B.] 1962Valid
atlanticus Uropterygius atlanticus Vaillant [L. L.] in Roule 1919Synonym
cantonensis Uropterygius cantonensis Schultz [L. P.] 1943Synonym
concolor Uropterygius concolor Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838Valid
dentatus Uropterygius dentatus Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
diopus Uropterygius diopus Böhlke [J. E.] 1967Synonym
fasciolatus Uropterygius fasciolatus (Regan [C. T.] 1909)Valid
fijiensis Uropterygius fijiensis Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1923Synonym
fusca Uropterygius fusca (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
fuscoguttatus Uropterygius fuscoguttatus Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Valid
galapagensis Uropterygius galapagensis Seale [A.] 1940Synonym
genie Uropterygius genie Randall [J. E.] & Golani [D.] 1995Valid
golanii Uropterygius golanii McCosker [J. E.] & Smith [D. G.] 1997Valid
goslinei Uropterygius goslinei McCosker [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977Synonym
grassi Uropterygius grassi Roule [L.] 1916Synonym
inornatus Uropterygius inornatus Gosline [W. A.] 1958Valid
insuentus Uropterygius insuentus (Whitley [G. P.] 1932)In family
insuetus Uropterygius insuetus (Whitley [G. P.] 1932)In family
juliae Uropterygius juliae (Tommasi [L. R.] 1960)Synonym
kamar Uropterygius kamar McCosker [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977Valid
knighti Uropterygius knighti (Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] in Jordan & Seale 1906)Synonym
leucurus Uropterygius leucurus Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
macrocephalus Uropterygius macrocephalus (Bleeker [P.] 1864)Valid
macularius Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur [C. A.] 1825)Valid
makatei Uropterygius makatei Gosline [W. A.] 1958Synonym
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