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Pisodonophis semicinctus  (Richardson, 1848)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161566

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ophisurus semicinctus Richardson, 1848
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderElopomorpha   
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                               SuborderCongroidei   
                                  FamilyOphichthidae  – worm eels, snake eels, serpents de mer, tiesos  
                                     SubfamilyOphichthinae  – snake eels  
                                        TribeOphichthini   
                                           GenusPisodonophis Kaup, 1856  
                                              SpeciesPisodonophis semicinctus (Richardson, 1848)  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Pisodonophis semicinctus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Pisodonophis semicinctus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Pisodonophis semicinctus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Fishes, 2004) notes that Ophisurus semicinctus Richardson 1848 is "Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Ophisurus semicinctus Lay & Bennett 1839; however if both species names have not been considered congeneric after 1899, current usage can be maintained but the case should be referred to the Commission for a ruling (Art. 23.9.5)." He follows current authors in considering this valid as Pisodonophis semicinctus (Richardson 1848)  
 

 

   

 
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