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Species in the genus Amphichthys: [ 3 ] records


cryptocentrus, Batrachus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:485 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Bahia, Brazil. No types known. •Valid as Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Greenfield & Greenfield 1973:563 [ref. 7128], Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:239 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1991:179 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:266 [ref. 23827], Menezes & de Figueiredo 1998:339 [ref. 23682], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221] as criptosentrum, Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], Collette 2003:1031 [ref. 26981], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:63 [ref. 27192], Greenfield et al. 2008:675 [ref. 30046], Ibagón et al. 2011:51 [ref. 31492]). Current status: Valid as Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837). Batrachoididae: Batrachoidinae. Distribution: Northern South America from Panama to Brazil, western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

hildebrandi, Opsanus Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1925:1, Fig. 1 [American Museum Novitates No. 188; ref. 15532] Col√≥n market, (Atlantic) Panama. Holotype (unique): AMNH 8443. •Valid as Amphichthys hildebrandi (Breder 1925) -- (Greenfield & Greenfield 1973:563 [ref. 7128], B.B. Collette, pers. Comm. 6/02). •Valid as Opsanus hildebrandi Breder 1925 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:171 [ref. 24550]). •Synonym of Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Ibagón et al. 2011:48 [ref. 31492]). Current status: Synonym of Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837). Batrachoididae: Batrachoidinae. Habitat: marine.

rubigenis, Amphichthys Swainson [W.] 1839:282, 414 [The natural history and classification v. 2; ref. 4303] Spelled 2 ways originally; first reviser not researched. As above on p. 414, as Batrachus rubigenes on p. 282; see Batrachus rubigenis. •Valid as Amphichthys rubigenis Swainson 1839. Current status: Valid as Amphichthys rubigenis Swainson 1839. Batrachoididae: Batrachoidinae. Distribution: Brazil. Habitat: marine.