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Species in the family or subfamily Rhyacichthyidae: [ 9 ] records


aspro, Platyptera Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:321, Pl. 360 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Batam [Bantem], western Java, Indonesia; Sulawesi, Indonesia. Syntypes: MNHN A-2006 (2) Sulawesi, A.2139 (2) Sulawesi; RMNH D2114 (1, dry). Non-types: SMF 1859 [ex RMNH in 1828] (2). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:47 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Miller 1973:397 [ref. 25577], Hayashi in Masuda et al. 1984:238 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:549 [ref. 25598], Allen 1991:149 [ref. 21090], Roberts 1993:41 [ref. 21799], Kottelat et al. 1993:132 [ref. 23448], Zhu 1995:173 [ref. 25213], Nakabo 2000:1148 [ref. 25182], Larson 2001:13 [ref. 25522], Sakai et al. 2001:106 [ref. 25693], Nakabo 2002:1148 [ref. 26193], Yonezawa et al. 2010:253 [ref. 30902]. Larson 2011:55 [ref. 31724], Kottelat 2013:387 [ref. 32989], Miesen et al. 2016:92 [ref. 34492], Zhang et al. 2016:196 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

attiti, Protogobius Watson [R. R.] & Pöllabauer [C.] 1998:148, Figs. 1-3 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 77 (no. 2); ref. 23641] Port Boisé, Trou Bleu River, southeastern South Province, New Caledonia. Holotype: MNHN 1997-4176. Paratypes: AMS I.38636-002 (2), BLIH 1997006 (1), MNHN 1997-4177 (1), NMW 94267 (1), ROM 71030 (2), SMF 28508 (2). Name isa noun in appossition, Attiti, a Melanesian chief. •Valid as Protogobius attiti Watson & Pöllabauer 1998 -- (Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:59 [ref. 25191], Larson 2001:13 [ref. 25522], Larson 2011:56 [ref. 31724]). Current status: Valid as Protogobius attiti Watson & Pöllabauer 1998. Rhyacichthyidae. Distribution: New Caledonia. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

flavescens, Platypterus Valenciennes [A.] 1842:Pl. 83 (Fig. 1) [Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation; ref. 17868] Banta, Java, Indonesia. No types known. •Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:387 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae.

flavipinnis, Platypterus Roberts [T. R.] 1993:41 [Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 285; ref. 21799] No types known. Type information: Roberts 1993:42 [ref. 21799]. Technically a senior synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) according to Roberts 1993:41 [ref. 21799] who suggests following current usage in recognizing Rhyacichthys and R. aspro as valid. •Erroneous spelling of Platypinnis flavescens Valenciennes 1842 -- (Kottelat 2013:387 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae. Habitat: freshwater.

guilberti, Rhyacichthys Dingerkus [G.] & Séret [B.] 1992:175, Figs. 1-2 [Tropical Fish Hobbyist July 1992; ref. 15742] Tite River, Province Nord, New Caledonia, elevation 80 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1992-0018. •Valid as Rhyacichthys guilberti Dingerkus & Séret 1992 -- (Larson 2011:56 [ref. 31724], Kottelat 2013:387 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Rhyacichthys guilberti Dingerkus & Séret 1992. Rhyacichthyidae. Distribution: New Caledonia. Habitat: freshwater.

melanocephala, Platyptera Kuhl [H.] & van Hasselt [J. C.] in Cuvier 1829:248 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Not available, name only for a new species from the Indies. Rhyacichthyidae.

novaeguineae, Rhiacichthys Boulenger [G. A.] 1903:124, Pl. 11 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1903, v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 15010] Owen Stanley Range, Dinawa, Papua New Guinea, elevation 4000 feet. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1903.3.10.22-25. Original genus should have been Rhyacichthys. Originally as novae-guinaeae. •Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:387 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae. Habitat: freshwater.

sinensis, Platyptera Bleeker [P.] 1872:127, 152 [Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor de Dierkunde v. 4; ref. 431] China. No types known. Based on a painting. •Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Larson 2011:56 [ref. 31724]). •Placed in the family Balitoridae as a nomen nudium -- (Kottelat 2012:44 [ref. 32367]). Current status: Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae.

trigonocephala, Platyptera Kuhl [H.] & van Hasselt [J. C.] in Cuvier 1829:248 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Not available, name only as new species from the Indies. •In the synonymy of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Roberts 1993:41 [ref. 21799]). Current status: Synonym of Rhyacichthys aspro (Valenciennes 1837). Rhyacichthyidae.