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Species related to Ophichthus ophis: [ 8 ] records


guttatus, Ophisurus Cuvier [G.] 1816:232 [Le Règne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] Not available, name only as "Ophisurus guttatus, Cuv. Espèce novelle de Surinam." •In the synonymy of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

hauannensis, Muraena Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801:491 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Locality not stated [Havana, Cuba]. No types known. Spelled hauanensis in index (p. lv); evidently misprinted for havannensis. Based on the 'Innominado' of Parra 1787:96, Pl. 38 (fig. 2) [ref. 6840]. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker 1977:80 [ref. 6836], McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288], Leiby 1990:189 [ref. 13652]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

ophis, Muraena Linnaeus [C.] 1758:244 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Mediterranean Sea [original: "in Oceano Europæo"]. No types known. Originally based on 4 pre-Linnaean sources including Artedi 1738:24 [ref. 30578] and Artedi 1738:41 [ref. 30349] as Muraena teres gracilis maculosa, cauda tereti cuspidata apterygia; Willughby 1686:xix (appendix) [ref. 30164] and Ray 1713:37 [ref. 30231] as Serpens marinus, maculosus. •Valid as Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Blache et al. 1973:247 [ref. 7185], McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Bauchot in Whitehead et al. 1986:582 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:65 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:820 [ref. 13285], Leiby 1990:189 [ref. 13652], Cervigón 1991:60 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:373 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:279 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:140 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25466], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1643 [ref. 25634], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:63 [ref. 27807], Wirtz et al. 2007:25 [ref. 30263], Fricke 2008:15 [ref. 30182], McCosker et al. 2012:11 [ref. 31982], Page et al. 2013:63 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:168 [ref. 32953], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:25 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34324], McCosker 2016:1665 [ref. 34558], Reiner 2019:70 [ref. 38139], Robertson et al. 2020:159 [ref. 38098], Kovačić et al. 2021:89 [ref. 39014], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:114 [ref. 38945], Fermon et al. 2022:118 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Angola, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

brachycephalus, Uranichthys Poey [F.] 1867:257 [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 14079] Cuba. No types known. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288], Leiby 1990:189 [ref. 13652]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

callisoma, Herpetoichthys Abbott [C. C.] 1860:475 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 12; ref. 15619] Pacific [probably in error]. Holotype (unique): ANSP 38148. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:133 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288], Leiby 1990:189 [ref. 13652]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

serpens, Anguilla Shaw [G.] 1803:23 [General zoology or systematic natural history v. 4; ref. 4014] Mediterranean Sea, [northern seas] northeastern Atlantic Ocean. No types known. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

sulcatus, Herpetoichthys Kaup [J. J.] 1856:44 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 22 (pt. 1); ref. 2572] Bahia, Brazil. Holotype: MNHN B-2758. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:107 [ref. 20810]. Also in Kaup 1856:8, Pl. 1 (fig. 5) [ref. 2573]. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288], Leiby 1990:189 [ref. 13652]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

ribeiroi, Antobrantia Pinto [S. Y.] 1970:13, Figs. 1-2 [Atas da Sociedade de biologia do Rio de Janeiro v. 14 (no. 1-2); ref. 3482] Coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNRJ 9367. •Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (McCosker 1977:80 [ref. 6836], McCosker et al. 1989:399 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus ophis (Linnaeus 1758). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.


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