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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Pelor Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:427 Neut. Pelor filamentosum Cuvier 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Appeared first as "Les PĂ©lors" in Cuvier (Apr.) 1829 [ref. 995], not latinized ["Pel. obscurum in footnote not sufficient]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Pelor Bonelli 1813 in Coleoptera, replaced by Simopias Gill 1905. Spelled Pelors by Gray 1835:Pl. 90. Type designated by Desmarest 1856:215 [ref. 17401] -- see Whitley 1939:223 [ref. 25866] but Whitley has wrong date for Desmarest. •In the synonymy of Inimicus Jordan & Starks 1904 -- (Eschmeyer et al. 1979:483 [ref. 6385], Mandrytsa 2001:266 [ref. 25636], Inaba & Motomura 2018:53 [ref. 36154]). Current status: Synonym of Inimicus Jordan & Starks 1904. Synanceiidae: Choridactylinae.