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IRMNG taxon details

Melichthys Swainson, 1839

1329819  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1329819)

accepted
Genus
Melichtys (misspelling)
Melicthys (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
N. H. Fishes, etc., 2, 194
page(s): 325 [details]   
Taxonomic remark (as subgenus of Balistes). Possibly based on a misidentified type species. Melanichthys Günther 1870 (not of Temminck &...  
Taxonomic remark (as subgenus of Balistes). Possibly based on a misidentified type species. Melanichthys Günther 1870 (not of Temminck & Schlegel) apparently is an unjustified emendation. (Eschmeyer). [details]
IRMNG (2021). Melichthys Swainson, 1839. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1329819 on 2021-04-21
Date
action
by
2006-09-20 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2016-11-22 11:10:04Z
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db_admin
2017-11-22 13:18:58Z
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original description N. H. Fishes, etc., 2, 194
page(s): 325 [details]   

basis of record Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

verified source for family Eschmeyer online (Jun 2012) [details]   

verified source for family WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

name verified source Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

current name source WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer online (Jun 2012) [details]   

extant flag source SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   

original description  (of Oncobalistes Fowler, 1946) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 98
page(s): 213 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info From FishBase: Marine. FishBase flag: All Marine. [details]

Taxonomic remark (as subgenus of Balistes). Possibly based on a misidentified type species. Melanichthys Günther 1870 (not of Temminck & Schlegel) apparently is an unjustified emendation. (Eschmeyer). [details]

Type species as cited Balistes ringens Osbeck (not of Linnaeus) 1765 (= Balistes niger Bloch 1786) [details]

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