More info | Plus d'info | Mais info

Clupea mauritiana Bennett, 1833
Ambiguous synonym for Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus Bennett, 1833
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Clupea; Species: mauritiana; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
other, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Appears to be a senior synonym of Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus. C. mauritiana barely used at all, while H. quadrimaculatus is widely accepted, thus the case needs to be decided by the ICZN (Ref, 33390).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the scales covering the body of the fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
This page uses some information from Catalog of Fishes (CofF) :
Click on the generic noun or the specific epithet to get more information, or on the author to get the corresponding reference from CofF.
Please cite CofF properly and/or the original reference above when information you use is extracted from these sources.

Page created by Kit 2007-07-25
Converted to PHP by Kit 2007-07-25
Last modified by Stacy 2010-03-24