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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys Swainson, 1839 
AphiaID: 205415

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistidae
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names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichtys (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicthys (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncobalistes
Sources  basis of record Nomenclator Zoologicus, available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys bispinosus Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys nycteris (Jordan & Evermann, 1903) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys vidua (Richardson, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys piceus (Poey, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys radula (Solander, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys ringens (Osbeck, 1765) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205415
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Date   action   by
2004-06-06 22:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-03-11 13:25:43Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Melichthys Swainson, 1839. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205415 on 2014-10-21
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