NRM Ichthyology Type Collection — Museum Adolphi Friderici

NRM 61

Chaetodon striatus

Current taxonomic status
Current name Chaetodon striatus, family Chaetodontidae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Percoidei).

Specimen data
1 specimen, 84 mm SL, 101 mm TL .

Original description
Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758: 275 (type locality: Indiis)

Other references
Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1754: 62, pl. 33, fig. 7.

Illustration of "Chaetodon striatus" in Linnaeus (1754)

Type status
Syntype of Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758. Recognized as type specimen of Chaetodon striatus by Fernholm & Wheeler (1983: 249). two other syntypes are known, viz. BMNH 1853.11.12:67, from the Gronovius collection (Wheeler, 1958: 225) and UUZM 50, which was decribed by Linnaeus (1749) (Wheeler, 1991: 175).

Curatorial record
Current catalogue number assigned in 1996. The specimen is listed previously as NRM LP61 (used by Fernholm & Wheeler, 1983) .
Labels available from Ulriksdal, Dalman and Bergström.
Cataloged by Quensel (1800), Swartz (1808) and Dalman (1828).

Linnaeus (1758) referred to four sources in his description of Chaetodon striatus, viz. his own "Chaetodon striatus" (Linnaeus, 1754), and "Labrus rostro reflexo, fascis lateralibus tribus fuscis" (Linnaeus, 1749), Artedi's (1738: 95) "Chaetodon macrolepidotus", and Gronovius' (1754: 49) "Chaetodon rostro longo".

Literature cited
ARTEDI, P. 1738. Ichthyologia sive opera omnia de Piscibus scilicet: Biblioteca Ichthyologica. Philosophia Ichthyologica. Genera piscium. Synonymia specierum. Descriptiones specierum. Omnia in hoc genere perfectiora, quam antea ulla. Conrad Wishoff, Lugduni Batavorum.
FERNHOLM, B. & A. WHEELER. 1983. Linnaean fish specimens in the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 78: 199-286.
GRONOVIUS, L. T. 1754. Museum Ichthyologicum, sistens piscium indigenorum & quorumdam exoticorum, qui in Museo Laurentii Theodori Gronovii, J.U.D. adservantur, descriptiones ordine systematico. Published by author, Lugduni Batavorum.
LINNAEUS, C. 1749. Museum Adolphi-Fridericianum [dissertation of L. Balk]. Amoenitates Academiae 1: 277-327 (pp. 556-610 in Leiden edition).
LINNAEUS, C. 1754. Hans Maj:ts Adolf Frideriks vår allernådigste konungs naturalie samling innehållande sällsynte och främmande djur, som bevaras på kongl. lust-slottet Ulriksdahl beskrefne och afritade samt på nådig befallning utgifne af Carl Linnaeus. Stockholm.
LINNAEUS, C. 1758. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae.
WHEELER, A.. C. 1958. The Gronovius fish collection: a catalogue and historical account. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History, Historical Series 1: 187-249.
WHEELER, A. 1985. The Linnaean fish collection in the Linnean Society of London. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 84: 1-76 .
WHEELER, A. C. 1991. The Linnaean fish collection in the Zoological Museum of the University of Uppsala. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 103:145-195.

Authors: Sven O Kullander (text, scanning), Anders Silfvergrip (photographs)
Copyright © 1997 Swedish Museum of Natural History and the authors.
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