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Xanthichthys purus


Xanthichthys purus was originally described as Xanthichthys purus by Tanaka in 1918. It belongs to the family Balistidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   purus
AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
AuthorNI   Tanaka
Qualification   ---
Year   1918
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
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Genus   Xanthichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Balistidae
Genus   Xanthichthys
Original Name   Xanthichthys        
Taxon Name   purus
Original Combination   Xanthichthys purus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Xanthichthys purus
OriginalSubGenus   Xanthichthys
Original Author   Tanaka
Original AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1918
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tokyo market, said to have come from Idzu [Izu], Japan.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZUMT 7625 (lost)
Journal   Fig. Descr. Fish. Japan
Citation   v. 27
Page   484
Illustrations   Pl. 133 (fig. 374)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Xanthichthys mento
Current Species mento
Current Genus Xanthichthys
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Jordan & Gilbert
Current Year 1882
Current Family Balistidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Xanthichthys mento  (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Balistidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Xanthichthys mento (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Berry & Baldwin 1966:456 [ref. 20607]).

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auromarginatus Xanthichthys auromarginatus (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Valid
caeruleolineatus Xanthichthys caeruleolineatus Randall [J. E.], Matsuura [K.] & Zama [A.] 1978Valid
cicatricosus Xanthichthys cicatricosus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
curassavicus Xanthichthys curassavicus (Gmelin [J. F.] 1789)Synonym
elongatus Xanthichthys elongatus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Synonym
gotonis Xanthichthys gotonis Tanaka [S.] 1918Synonym
greenei Xanthichthys greenei Pyle [R. L.] & Earle [J. L.] 2013Valid
heckeli Xanthichthys heckeli (Müller [J. W. von] 1864)Synonym
lima Xanthichthys lima (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Valid
lineopunctatus Xanthichthys lineopunctatus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Valid
mento Xanthichthys mento (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
nitidus Xanthichthys nitidus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
notatus Xanthichthys notatus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
ringens Xanthichthys ringens (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
surcatus Xanthichthys surcatus de Buen [F.] 1963In family
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