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Melanotaenia Gill, 1862

1223372  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1223372)

accepted
Genus
Aida Castelnau, 1875 · unaccepted
Aidapora · unaccepted
Amneris Whitley, 1935 · unaccepted
Nematocentrus · unaccepted

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  1. Species Melanotaenia affinis (Weber, 1907)
  2. Species Melanotaenia ajamaruensis Allen & Cross, 1980
  3. Species Melanotaenia angfa Allen, 1990
  4. Species Melanotaenia arfakensis Allen, 1990
  5. Species Melanotaenia australis (Castelnau, 1875)
  6. Species Melanotaenia batanta Allen & Renyaan, 1998
  7. Species Melanotaenia boesemani Allen & Cross, 1980
  8. Species Melanotaenia caerulea Allen, 1996
  9. Species Melanotaenia catherinae (de Beaufort, 1910)
  10. Species Melanotaenia corona Allen, 1982
  11. Species Melanotaenia duboulayi (Castelnau, 1878)
  12. Species Melanotaenia eachamensis Allen & Cross, 1982
  13. Species Melanotaenia exquisita Allen, 1978
  14. Species Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau, 1878)
  15. Species Melanotaenia fredericki (Fowler, 1939)
  16. Species Melanotaenia goldiei (Macleay, 1883)
  17. Species Melanotaenia gracilis Allen, 1978
  18. Species Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi Allen, 1981
  19. Species Melanotaenia inornata (Castelnau, 1875)
  20. Species Melanotaenia irianjaya Allen, 1985
  21. Species Melanotaenia iris Allen, 1987
  22. Species Melanotaenia japenensis Allen & Cross, 1980
  23. Species Melanotaenia kamaka Allen & Renyaan, 1996
  24. Species Melanotaenia lacustris Munro, 1964
  25. Species Melanotaenia lakamora Allen & Renyaan, 1996
  26. Species Melanotaenia maccullochi Ogilby, 1915
  27. Species Melanotaenia maculata
  28. Species Melanotaenia maylandi Allen, 1983
  29. Species Melanotaenia misoolensis Allen, 1982
  30. Species Melanotaenia monticola Allen, 1980
  31. Species Melanotaenia mubiensis Allen, 1996
  32. Species Melanotaenia nigrans (Richardson, 1843)
  33. Species Melanotaenia ogilbyi Weber, 1910
  34. Species Melanotaenia oktediensis Allen & Cross, 1980
  35. Species Melanotaenia papuae Allen, 1981
  36. Species Melanotaenia parkinsoni Allen, 1980
  37. Species Melanotaenia parva Allen, 1990
  38. Species Melanotaenia pierucciae Allen & Renyaan, 1996
  39. Species Melanotaenia pimaensis Allen, 1981
  40. Species Melanotaenia praecox (Weber & Beaufort, 1922)
  41. Species Melanotaenia pygmaea Allen, 1978
  42. Species Melanotaenia rubripinnis Allen & Renyaan, 1998
  43. Species Melanotaenia sexlineata (Munro, 1964)
  44. Species Melanotaenia solata Taylor, 1964
  45. Species Melanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866)
  46. Species Melanotaenia sylvatica Allen, 1997
  47. Species Melanotaenia tatei (Zietz, 1896)
  48. Species Melanotaenia trifasciata (Rendahl, 1922)
  49. Species Melanotaenia utcheensis McGuigan, 2001
  50. Species Melanotaenia vanheurni (Weber & Beaufort, 1922)
  51. Species Melanotaenia macculochi Ogilby, 1915 accepted as Melanotaenia maccullochi Ogilby, 1915
  52. Species Melanotaenia multisquamata Weber & de Beaufort, 1922 accepted as Glossolepis multisquamata (Weber & de Beaufort, 1922)
  53. Species Melanotaenia neglecta Rendahl, 1922 accepted as Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau, 1878)
  54. Species Melanotaenia nigra (Richardson, 1843) accepted as Melanotaenia nigrans (Richardson, 1843)
  55. Species Melanotaenia pimanensis Allen, 1981 accepted as Melanotaenia pimaensis Allen, 1981
  56. Species Melanotaenia rubrostriata (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) accepted as Melanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 1862
page(s): 280 [details]   
Taxonomic remark Authority given in Nomen. Zool. as Gill, 1863. See Derijst 1989 with comments on date of original description, and on p. 70...  
Taxonomic remark Authority given in Nomen. Zool. as Gill, 1863. See Derijst 1989 with comments on date of original description, and on p. 70 on family status. (Eschmeyer). [details]
IRMNG (2024). Melanotaenia Gill, 1862. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1223372 on 2024-04-15
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2006-09-20 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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original description Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 1862
page(s): 280 [details]   

basis of record SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

basis of record Nomenclator Zoologicus (auth. adjusted as per Eschmeyer) [details]   

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

verified source for family Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

name verified source Neave, S. A. and successors. (1939-2004). Nomenclator Zoologicus, vols. 1-10 online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes (online version), 2012 version. , available online at https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

current name source WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   

original description  (of Rhombatractus Gill, 1894) Amer. Natural., 28
page(s): 709 [details]   

original description  (of Strabo Kner & Steindachner, 1867) S. B. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturw. Kl., 54, (1)
page(s): 372 [details]   

original description  (of Nematocentris Peters, 1866) MonatsBer. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1866
page(s): 516 [details]   

original description  (of Charisella Fowler, 1939) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad., 91
page(s): 90 [details]   

original description  (of Aidaprora Whitley, 1935) Rec. Australian Mus., 19
page(s): 224 [details]   

original description  (of Zantecla Castelnau, 1873) Proc. Zool. Soc. Victoria, 2, 87
page(s): 88 [details]   

original description  (of Rhombosoma Regan, 1914) Trans. Zool. Soc. London, 20
page(s): 283 [details]   

original description  (of Aristeus Castelnau, 1878) Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. Wales, 3
page(s): 141 [details]   

original description  (of Amneris Whitley, 1935) Australian Aquat. Life, Sydney, 1
page(s): 37 [details]   

original description  (of Anisocentrus Regan, 1914) Trans. Zool. Soc. London, 20
page(s): 281 [details]   

original description  (of Neoatherina Castelnau, 1875) Castelnau F.L. (1875). Researches on the fishes of Australia. Philadelphia Centennial Expedition of 1876. <em>Intercolonial Exhibition Essays 1875-6.</em> 2: 1-52., available online at https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1472978
page(s): 31 [details]   

original description  (of Aida Castelnau, 1875) Philadelphia Centennial Exp. 1876, Official Rec.
page(s): 10 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info From FishBase: Freshwater + Brackish. FishBase flag: All Freshwater. [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]

Taxonomic remark Authority given in Nomen. Zool. as Gill, 1863. See Derijst 1989 with comments on date of original description, and on p. 70 on family status. (Eschmeyer). [details]

Type species as cited Atherina nigrans Richardson 1843 [details]

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