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Liosaccus melanostictus
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Liosaccus melanostictus


Liosaccus melanostictus was originally described as Liosaccus melanostictus by Fowler in 1944. It belongs to the family Tetraodontidae and subfamily Tetraodontinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanostictus
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1944
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Tetraodontinae Tetraodontinae
Genus   Liosaccus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Subfamily   Tetraodontinae
Genus   Liosaccus
Original Name   Liosaccus        
Taxon Name   melanostictus
Original Combination   Liosaccus melanostictus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Liosaccus melanostictus
OriginalSubGenus   Liosaccus
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1944
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Tetraodontinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   James Bay, James Island, Galápagos Islands.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 70137 (1), 70260 (1, missing).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:161 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ANSP 70136
Journal   Monogr. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   No. 6
Page   340, 352
Illustrations   Fig. 267

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sphoeroides annulatus
Current Species annulatus
Current Genus Sphoeroides
Current AuthorWI Jenyns [L.]
Current AuthorNI Jenyns
Current Year 1842
Current Family Tetraodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Sphoeroides annulatus  (Jenyns 1842). Tetraodontidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Sphoeroides annulatus (Jenyns 1842) -- (Ebert 2001:92 [ref. 25494]).

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aerobaticus Liosaccus aerobaticus Whitley [G. P.] 1928Synonym
cutaneus Liosaccus cutaneus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
laevissimus Liosaccus laevissimus (Cuvier [G.] 1829)In family
pachygaster Liosaccus pachygaster (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] in Schomburgk 1848)Synonym
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