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Polypterus Lacepède, 1803

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

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  1. Species Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
  2. Species Polypterus delhezi Boulenger, 1899
  3. Species Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  4. Species Polypterus mokelembembe
  5. Species Polypterus ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902
  6. Species Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  7. Species Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
  8. Species Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  9. Species Polypterus teugelsi Britz, 2004
  10. Species Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
  11. Species Polypterus ansorgei Boulenger, 1910 accepted as Polypterus ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
  12. Species Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  13. Species Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  14. Species Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  15. Species Polypterus buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  16. Species Polypterus büttikoferi Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  17. Species Polypterus congicus Boulenger, 1898 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  18. Species Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847 accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  19. Species Polypterus erpetoideus Smith, 1865 accepted as Erpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865
  20. Species Polypterus lapradei Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  21. Species Polypterus lapradii Steindachner, 1869 accepted as Polypterus bichir (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847
  22. Species Polypterus lowei Boulenger, 1911 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  23. Species Polypterus polli Gosse, 1988 accepted as Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850
  24. Species Polypterus retropinus Vaillant, 1899 accepted as Polypterus retropinnis Vaillant, 1899
  25. Species Polypterus schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1923 accepted as Polypterus weeksii Boulenger, 1898
  26. Species Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  27. Species Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  28. Species Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
  29. 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 (2024). Polypterus Lacepède, 1803. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1290758 on 2024-07-09
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original description Hist. Nat. Poiss., 5
page(s): 340 [details]   

basis of record SN2000/Eschmeyer, 1998 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

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]   
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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