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Porogadus melampeplus

(Alcock 1896)

Porogadus melampeplus was originally described as Dermatorus melampeplus by Alcock in 1896. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Neobythitinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melampeplus
AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Alcock
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Neobythitinae Neobythitinae
Genus   Porogadus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Neobythitinae
Genus   Porogadus
Original Name   Dermatorus        
Taxon Name   melampeplus
Original Combination   Dermatorus melampeplus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dermatorus melampeplus
OriginalSubGenus   Dermatorus
Original Author   Alcock
Original AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Neobythitinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Arabian Sea, 15°11'N, 72°28'45"E, Investigator station 193, depth 931 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Rama Rao 1971:343 [ref. 31198], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:40 [ref. 22148].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZSI F60/1
Page   305 [5]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Porogadus melampeplus
Current Species melampeplus
Current Genus Porogadus
Current AuthorWI Alcock [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI Alcock
Current Year 1896
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Neobythitinae Neobythitinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1500 to 2400 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Porogadus melampeplus  (Alcock 1896). Ophidiidae: Neobythitinae.
Name History   •Valid as Porogadus melampeplus (Alcock 1896) -- (Nielsen 1997:75 [ref. 23255], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:86 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1981 [ref. 24753], Prokofiev 2005:115 [ref. 34466], Fricke et al. 2011:367 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2015:3 [ref. 33930]).

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abyssalis Porogadus abyssalis Nybelin [O.] 1957Valid
atripectus Porogadus atripectus Garman [S.] 1899Valid
breviceps Porogadus breviceps Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
catena Porogadus catena (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885)Valid
gracilis Porogadus gracilis (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
guentheri Porogadus guentheri Jordan [D. S.] & Fowler [H. W.] 1902Valid
longiceps Porogadus longiceps Garman [S.] 1899Valid
melanocephalus Porogadus melanocephalus (Alcock [A. W.] 1891)Valid
miles Porogadus miles Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885Valid
nudus Porogadus nudus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Valid
promelas Porogadus promelas Gilbert [C. H.] 1892Synonym
rostratus Porogadus rostratus Günther [A.] 1887Synonym
silus Porogadus silus Carter [H. J.] & Sulak [K. J.] 1984Valid
subarmatus Porogadus subarmatus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Valid
trichiurus Porogadus trichiurus (Alcock [A. W.] 1890)Valid
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