Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 4 December 2019

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

pentadactyla, Coryphaena Linnaeus [C.] 1758:261 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] In India [erroneous, is Indonesia]. Syntypes: UUZM 183 (1). Neotype designation by Fricke 1999:449 [ref. 24106] is invalid; see Fricke 2000:639 [ref. 24537]. Syntype at UUZM from Ã…hlander (pers. comm. 4/18/07) -- the Ankarcrona 1741 specimen was taken by Linnaeus from the Academy of Sciences and brought to Uppsala in 1741. •Synonym of the carangid Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Hureau & Tortonese 1973:377 [ref. 7198], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1990:741 [ref. 18644]). •Valid as the labrid Xyrichtys pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Dor 1984:211 [ref. 29757], Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:211 [ref. 6441], Randall 1986:706 [ref. 5706], Shen & Yeh 1987:65 [ref. 6419], Winterbottom et al. 1989:57 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:341 [ref. 15987], Goren & Dor 1994:56 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:196 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:341 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:195 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:448 [ref. 24106], Parenti & Randall 2000:50 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:630 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1012 [ref. 25182], Westneat 2001:3467 [ref. 26277], Nakabo 2002:1012 [ref. 26193], Fricke et al. 2009:90 [ref. 30213], Kuiter 2010:380 [ref. 35285]). •Valid as Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Randall et al. 2002:93 [ref. 26622], Allen & Adrim 2003:50 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S114 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:635 [ref. 27495], Randall 2005:418 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1397 [ref. 29095], Motomura et al. 2010:168 [ref. 31256], Parenti & Randall 2011:35 [ref. 31299], Allen & Erdmann 2012:693 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:287 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:126 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:233 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus 1758). Labridae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Philippines and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to Taiwan, southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: marine.