Hippocampus comes, Cantor 1849

Sara A. Lourie, Riley A. Pollom & Sarah J. Foster, 2016, A global revision of the Seahorses Hippocampus Rafinesque 1810 (Actinopterygii: Syngnathiformes): Taxonomy and biogeography with recommendations for further research, Zootaxa 4146 (1), pp. 1-66: 20-21

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Hippocampus comes


H. comes Cantor 1849 

English common names. Tiger-tail Seahorse, tiger-tailed seahorse. Holotype. BMNH 1982.6.17.9 [ex 1860.3.19.532].

Type locality. Penang, Malaysia. 

Synonyms. None.

Distribution. India (Andaman Islands), Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam.

Notes. BOLD (2016) data suggest that H. comes  is most closely related to H. angustus  and H. subelongatus  from Shark Bay , Western Australia, with a divergence of 2.73%.