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Monacanthus knerii  Steindachner, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1055341

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Meuschenia freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hutchins, J. Barry  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the monacanthid fish genus Paramonacanthus, with descriptions of three new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Records of the Western Australian Museum, supplement no. 54   
  Page(s): 1-57   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0-7309-8793-0, 0313-122X  
  Reference for: Monacanthus knerii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, J. B. L.  
  Publication Date: 1949   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa   
  Page(s): xii + 550   
  Publisher: Central News Agency, Ltd.   
  Publication Place: Cape Town, South Africa   
  Reference for: Monacanthus knerii   

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  Comment: Hutchins (1997:6) notes, 'Monacanthus (Paramonacanthus) knerii Steindachner, 1867, the type species of Laputa [...] is in fact a juvenile specimen of Meuschenia freycineti (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824).' This is also the type species of the junior homonym Monacanthus (Paramonacanthus) Steindachner 1867 (nec Bleeker 1865), which Laputa Whitley, 1930 replaced  



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