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Apocryptes macrophthalmus Castelnau 1873


Currently Accepted Name: Scartelaos histophorus (Valenciennes 1837)

Selected Name | Current Name | Original Name | Original Description | Bibliography | Distribution & Habitat | Anatomy | Synonyms | Common Names | Map

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Gobioidei
Family : Gobiidae
Genus : Apocryptes
Species : macrophthalmus

Selected Name

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Name: Apocryptes macrophthalmus
Author: Castelnau 1873
Genus: Apocryptes
Species: macrophthalmus

Current Name

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Current Name: Scartelaos histophorus
Current Author: (Valenciennes 1837)
Current Genus: Scartelaos
Current Species: histophorus
Current Summary: Scartelaos histophorus (Valenciennes 1837) Gobiidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Apocryptes macrophthalmus
Original Author: Castelnau 1873
Original Genus Species: Apocryptes macrophthalmus
Original Genus: Apocryptes
Original Species: macrophthalmus

Original Description

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Original Name:Apocryptes macrophthalmus Castelnau 1873
Reference: [ref. 758]
Journal Acronym: PZASV
Journal: Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimmatisation Society of Victoria
Article: Contribution to the ichthyology of Australia. Nos. III thru IX [with subtitles, indexed as one work].
Citation: v. 2
Pages: 37-158
Text Page: 87
Type Locality: Darwin, Northern Terr., Australia.
Type Catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:51 [ref. 19958].


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* Synonym of Scartelaos histophorus (Valenciennes 1837).

Murdy 1989 - [ref. 13628] - A taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the oxudercine gobies (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Page: 51

Larson & Williams 1997 - [ref. 23967] - Darwin Harbour fishes: a survey and annotated checklist. In: Hanley, J.R., Caswell, G., Megirian, D. and Larson, H.K. (eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Marine Biological Workshop. The Marine Flora and Fauna of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. Page: 372

Hoese & Larson 2006 - [ref. 29097] - Gobiidae (pp. 1612-1697). In: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. Fishes. Page: 1682

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Brack & Salt
Habitat: No habitat information has been entered yet.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: No distribution data has been added yet.


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Maximum Length: No length available.


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Scartelaos histophorus (Valenciennes 1837)
new combination
Boleophthalmus viridis (Hamilton 1822)junior synonymNo
Gobius viridis Otto 1821otherNo
Scartelaos viridis (Hamilton 1822)junior synonymNo
Boleophthalmus chinensis Valenciennes 1837junior synonymNo
Boleophthalmus histophorus Valenciennes 1837original combinationNo
Boleophthalmus sinicus Valenciennes 1837junior synonymNo
Boleophthalmus campylostomus Richardson 1846junior synonymNo
Apocryptes macrophthalmus Castelnau 1873junior synonymNo
Gobiosoma guttulatum Macleay 1878junior synonymNo
Gobiosoma punctularum De Vis 1884junior synonymNo
Boleophthalmus novaeguinea Hase 1914junior synonymNo


Common Names

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No common names are available for this name combination.
Common names might possibly exist under it's current name: Scartelaos histophorus

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Distribution of Scartelaos histophorus

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