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Polypterus Lacepède, 1803

1290758  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1290758)

accepted
Genus
Species Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
Species Polypterus delhezi Boulenger, 1899
Species Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus mokelembembe
Species Polypterus ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902
Species Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
Species Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
Species Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus teugelsi Britz, 2004
Species Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898

Species Polypterus ansorgei Boulenger, 1910 accepted as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
Species Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
Species Polypterus büttikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
Species Polypterus congicus Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus erpetoideus Smith, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
Species Polypterus lapradei Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus lapradii Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
Species Polypterus lowei Boulenger, 1911 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
Species Polypterus polli Gosse, 1988 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
Species Polypterus retropinus Vaillant, 1899 accepted as Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
Species Polypterus schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1923 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
Species Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Species Polypterus weeksi Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Hist. Nat. Poiss., 5
page(s): 340 [details]   
Taxonomic remark Extensive first description was given by Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1802 and 1802, but genus name given only in the vernacular;...  
Taxonomic remark Extensive first description was given by Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1802 and 1802, but genus name given only in the vernacular; apparently latinized first by Lacepède 1803 as cited, with one species. (Eschmeyer). [details]
IRMNG (2021). Polypterus Lacepède, 1803. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1290758 on 2021-10-28
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original description Hist. Nat. Poiss., 5
page(s): 340 [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]   
From other sources
Descriptive info From FishBase: Freshwater. FishBase flag: All Freshwater. [details]

Taxonomic remark Extensive first description was given by Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1802 and 1802, but genus name given only in the vernacular; apparently latinized first by Lacepède 1803 as cited, with one species. (Eschmeyer). [details]

Type species as cited Polypterus bichir Lacepède 1803 [details]

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