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Lampris immaculatus  Gilchrist, 1904
Taxonomic Serial No.: 615908

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lampris immaculata Gilchrist, 1904
 
  Common Name(s): Southern Opah [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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   
                         SuperorderLamprimorpha   
                            OrderLampriformes   
                               FamilyLampridae Gill, 1862 – opahs, opahs, opahs  
                                  GenusLampris Retzius, 1799 – moonfish, opah  
                                     SubgenusLampris (Paralampris) Kukuev, 2021  
                                        SpeciesLampris immaculatus Gilchrist, 1904 – Southern Opah  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Matthew E. Neilson   
  Notes: Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 NW 71st St, Gainesville, FL 32653   
  Reference for: Lampris immaculatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 01-Oct-2021, website (version 08-Sep-21)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp   
  Reference for: Lampris immaculatus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gilchrist, J. D. F.   
  Publication Date: 1904   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of new South African fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Investigations in South Africa, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 1-16   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2188206   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Underkoffler, Karen E., Meagan A. Luers, John R. Hyde, and Matthew T. Craig   
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: A taxonomic review of Lampris guttatus (Brünnich 1788) (Lampridiformes; Lampridae) with descriptions of three new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4413, no. 3   
  Page(s): 551-565   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4413.3.9   
  Reference for: Southern Opah[English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Mandatory correction for gender concordance. Although Gilchrist originally published this as Lampris immaculata, the genus is considered to be masculine  
 

 

   


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