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Monolene megalepis


Monolene megalepis was originally described as Monolene megalepis by Woods in 1961. It belongs to the family Bothidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalepis
AuthorWI   Woods [L. P.]
AuthorNI   Woods
Qualification   ---
Year   1961
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
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Genus   Monolene
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
Genus   Monolene
Original Name   Monolene        
Taxon Name   megalepis
Original Combination   Monolene megalepis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Monolene megalepis
OriginalSubGenus   Monolene
Original Author   Woods
Original AuthorWI   Woods [L. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1961
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   West of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 18°30.5'N, 66°55'W, Oregon station 2663, depth 43 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: FMNH 65748-51 (2, 3, 2, 2); USNM 195859 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:58 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   FMNH 65746
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1961 (no. 2)
Page   192
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Monolene megalepis
Current Species megalepis
Current Genus Monolene
Current AuthorWI Woods [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI Woods
Current Year 1961
Current Family Bothidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Monolene megalepis  Woods 1961. Bothidae.
Name History   •Valid as Monolene megalepis Woods 1961 -- (Gutherz 1967:6 [ref. 23862], Cervigón 1992:277 [ref. 23827], Amaoka & Imamura 2000:247 [ref. 24802], Munroe 2003:1893 [ref. 27118]).

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antillarum Monolene antillarum Norman [J. R.] 1933Valid
asaedae Monolene asaedae Clark [H. W.] 1936Valid
atrimana Monolene atrimana Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1886Valid
danae Monolene danae Bruun [A. F.] 1937Valid
dubiosa Monolene dubiosa Garman [S.] 1899Valid
helenensis Monolene helenensis Amaoka [K.] & Imamura [H.] 2000Valid
maculipinna Monolene maculipinna Garman [S.] 1899Valid
mertensi Monolene mertensi (Poll [M.] 1959)Synonym
microstoma Monolene microstoma Cadenat [J.] 1937Valid
sessilicauda Monolene sessilicauda Goode [G. B.] 1880Valid
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