Periophthalmus papilio Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Behaviour_ethology : Champeau, 1951 | Harris, 1960 .
  • Current distribution known : from Senegal to Angola and most offshore islands of tropical eastern Atlantic .
  • Habitat : both littoral and estuarine. Able to climb out of water, dwelling in mangroves and burrowing into intertidal mud banks .
  • Size : 250 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Periophthalmus erythronemus Duméril (ex Guichenot), 1858 d: 250, pl. 22, fig. 5. Type locality: "Gorée", Senegal. Holotype MNHN n° 6241.
    • Periophthalmus gabonicus Duméril, 1858 d: 250, pl. 22, fig. 4. Type locality: "Gabon". Syntypes (3) MNHN n° 6240.
    • Periophthalmus papilio Bloch & Schneider, 1801: 63, pl. 14. Type locality: "Tranquebar", probably erroneous (see Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1837: 191). No information on type material.