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Genera in the family or subfamily Atherinidae: [ 23 ] records


Alepidomus Hubbs [C. L.] 1944:7 Masc. Atherina evermanni Eigenmann 1903. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Alepidomus Hubbs 1944 -- (Dyer 2000:101 [ref. 26677], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:513 [ref. 27061], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Alepidomus Hubbs 1944. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Allanetta Whitley [G. P.] 1943:132, 135 Fem. Atherina mugiloides McCulloch 1912. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Allanetta Whitley 1943 -- (Patten & Ivantsoff 1983:330 [ref. 5424], Paxton et al. 1989:354 [ref. 12442], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:328 [ref. 23876]). •Near Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912 -- (Ivantsoff 1986:383 [ref. 6292]). •Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912 -- (Crowley & Ivantsoff 1988:167 [ref. 12286], Kottelat 2013:287 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Atherina Linnaeus [C.] 1758:315 Fem. Atherina hepsetus Linnaeus 1758. Type by monotypy. Spelled Atherine by Berkenhout 1789:82 [ref. 12437]. On Official List (Opinion 75). •Valid as Atherina Linnaeus 1758 -- (Kiener & Spillmann 1973:576 [ref. 7217], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Ivantsoff 1986:382 [ref. 6292], Quignard & Pras in Whitehead et al. 1986:1207 [ref. 13677], Maugé 1986:277 [ref. 6218], Cadenat & Delais 1962:i [35068], Vasil'eva 1996:200 [ref. 32017], Sokolov 1998:108 [ref. 23571], Miller 2003:45 [ref. 27342], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:175 [ref. 28183], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:470 [ref. 29996], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:33 [ref. 36649], Pujolar et al. 2012:857 [ref. 32446], Parin et al. 2014:192 [ref. 33547], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:892 [ref. 34062], Esmaeili et al. 2017:89 [ref. 35254], Vasil'eva 2017:791 [ref. 35714], Esmaeili et al. 2018:71 [ref. 36089]). Current status: Valid as Atherina Linnaeus 1758. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Atherinason Whitley [G. P.] 1934:242 Masc. Atherina dannevigi McCulloch 1911. Type by monotypy. Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. •Valid as Atherinason Whitley 1934 -- (White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Pavlov et al. 1988:392 [ref. 12285], Paxton et al. 1989:355 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:375 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:701 [ref. 28995], Raadik 2008:396 [ref. 30624], Ivantsoff & Allen 2011:50 [ref. 31135], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Atherinason Whitley 1934. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Atherinomorus (subgenus of Atherina) Fowler [H. W.] 1903:730 Masc. Atherina laticeps Poey 1860. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Atherinomorus Fowler 1903 -- (Whitehead & Ivantsoff 1983:361 [ref. 5418], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:119 [ref. 6441], Quignard & Pras in Whitehead et al. 1986:1209 [ref. 13677], Ivantsoff 1986:382 [ref. 6292], Paxton et al. 1989:355 [ref. 12442], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1991:479 [ref. 19162], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:199 [ref. 24550], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2114 [ref. 24783], Dyer 2000:101 [ref. 26677], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:513 [ref. 27061], Paxton et al. 2006:702 [ref. 28995], Kimura et al. 2007:145 [ref. 29157], Kimura 2009:46 [ref. 30426], Kottelat 2013:286 [ref. 33989], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711], Motomura et al. 2017:63 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:101 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:43 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:76 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Atherinomorus Fowler 1903. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Atherinosoma Castelnau [F. L.] 1872:138 Neut. Atherinosoma vorax Castelnau 1872. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872 -- (Prince et al. 1982:64 [ref. 5417], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Pavlov et al. 1988:392 [ref. 12285], Paxton et al. 1989:356 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:376 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:703 [ref. 28995], Raadik 2008:396 [ref. 30624], Ivantsoff & Allen 2011:50 [ref. 31135], Kuiter 2018:24 [ref. 36369]). Current status: Valid as Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Atherion Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1901:203 Neut. Atherion elymus Jordan & Starks 1901. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Atherion Jordan & Starks 1901 -- (White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:119 [ref. 6441], Ivantsoff 1986:383 [ref. 6292], Paxton et al. 1989:357 [ref. 12442], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2115 [ref. 24783], Paxton et al. 2006:704 [ref. 28995], Kimura 2009:47 [ref. 30426], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711] in Atherionidae, Fricke et al. 2018:101 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Atherion Jordan & Starks 1901. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Bleheratherina Aarn [no initials] & Ivantsoff [W.] 2009:16 Fem. Bleheratherina pierucciae Aarn & Ivantsoff 2009. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Bleheratherina Aarn & Ivantsoff 2009. Current status: Valid as Bleheratherina Aarn & Ivantsoff 2009. Atherinidae: Bleheratherininae.

Craterocephalus McCulloch [A. R.] 1912:48 Masc. Craterocephalus fluviatilis McCulloch 1912. Type by original designation. •Valid as Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912 -- (Ivantsoff & Glover 1974 [ref. 7508], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Ivantsoff et al. 1987 [ref. 6229], Crowley & Ivantsoff 1988 [ref. 12286], Paxton et al. 1989:357 [ref. 12442], Crowley 1990 [ref. 19217], Crowley et al. 1991 [ref. 16645], Allen 1991:103 [ref. 21090], Crowley & Ivantsoff 1992:273 [ref. 20015], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2115 [ref. 24783], Larson et al. 2005:82 [ref. 28361], Paxton et al. 2006:705 [ref. 28995], Ivantsoff & Allen 2011:50 [ref. 31135], Morgan 2011:13 [ref. 31262], Kottelat 2013:287 [ref. 32989], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711], Kuiter 2018:24 [ref. 36369]). Current status: Valid as Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Hepsetia (subgenus of Atherina) Bonaparte [C. L.] 1836:puntata 91 Fem. Atherina boyeri Risso 1810. Type by monotypy. Apparently appeared first in puntata 91 under Atherina hepsetus. •Synonym of Atherina Linnaeus 1758 -- (Kiener & Spillmann 1973:576 [ref. 7217], Maugé 1986:277 [ref. 6218]). •Synonym of Atherina Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus as described -- (Quignard & Pras in Whitehead et al. 1986:1208 [ref. 13677], Miller 2003:45 [ref. 27342] in key). Current status: Synonym of Atherina Linnaeus 1758. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Hypoatherina Schultz [L. P.] 1948:(8) 23 Fem. Atherina uisila Jordan & Seale 1906. Type by original designation. •Valid as Hypoatherina Schultz 1948 -- (Whitehead & Ivantsoff 1983:361 [ref. 5418], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:119 [ref. 6441], Ivantsoff 1986:383 [ref. 6292], Ivantsoff & Kottelat 1988 [ref. 6856], Paxton et al. 1989:359 [ref. 12442], Kottelat 1989:16 [ref. 13605], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2114 [ref. 24783], Dyer 2000:101 [ref. 26677], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:513 [ref. 27061], Paxton et al. 2006:710 [ref. 28995], Kimura 2009:47 [ref. 30426], Sasaki & Kimura 2012:1 [ref. 32345], Sasaki & Kimura 2014:7 [ref. 33189], Kottelat 2013:287 [ref. 32989], Sasaki & Kimura 2014:[6] [ref. 33189], Motomura et al. 2017:63 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:101 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:44 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:76 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Hypoatherina Schultz 1948. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Kestratherina Pavlov [A.], Ivantsoff [W.], Last [P. R.] & Crowley [L. E. L. M.] 1988:387 Fem. Atherinichthys esox Klunzinger 1872. Type by original designation. •Valid as Kestratherina Pavlov, Ivantsoff, Last & Crowley 1988 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:379 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:711 [ref. 28995], Raadik 2008:398 [ref. 30624], Ivantsoff & Allen 2011:50 [ref. 31135], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Kestratherina Pavlov, Ivantsoff, Last & Crowley 1988. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Kohna Blandowski [W.] 1855:132 Fem. Kohna mackennae Blandowski 1855. Type by monotypy. Name not available, as p. 132 was omitted from distributed journal copies and reprints by order of the Council, of 7 Apr. 1858, therefore not meeting criteria of publication according to ICZN Art. 8.1.1.; publication disclaimed according to ICZN Art. 8.2. See remarks under ref. 34539; see also Iredale & Whitley 1932 [ref. 2299]. •Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Current status: Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Leptatherina Pavlov [A.], Ivantsoff [W.], Last [P. R.] & Crowley [L. E. L. M.] 1988:393 Fem. Atherina presbyteroides Richardson 1843. Type by original designation. •Valid as Leptatherina Pavlov, Ivantsoff, Last & Crowley 1988 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:381 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:711 [ref. 28995], Raadik 2008:399 [ref. 30624], Ivantsoff & Allen 2011:50 [ref. 31135], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Leptatherina Pavlov, Ivantsoff, Last & Crowley 1988. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Pranesella Whitley [G. P.] 1934:241 Fem. Pranesella endorae Whitley 1934. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872 -- (Pavlov et al. 1988:392 [ref. 12285]). Current status: Synonym of Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Pranesus Whitley [G. P.] 1930:9 Masc. Pranesus ogilbyi Whitley 1930. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pranesus Whitley 1930 -- (Kiener & Spillmann 1973:578 [ref. 7217]). •Valid but spelled Prasenus -- (Kottelat 1989:16 [ref. 13605]). •Synonym of Atherinomorus Fowler 1903 -- (Whitehead & Ivantsoff 1983:361 [ref. 5418], Ivantsoff 1986:382 [ref. 6292], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1991:484 [ref. 19162], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:513 [ref. 27061], Kottelat 2013:286 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Atherinomorus Fowler 1903. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Quirichthys Whitley [G. P.] 1951:63 Masc. Quiris stramineus Whitley 1950. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Quiris Whitley 1950, preoccupied by Quiris Pate 1946 in Hymenoptera. •Valid as Quirichthys Whitley 1951 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:359 [ref. 12442]). •Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912 -- (Kottelat 2013:287 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Quiris Whitley [G. P.] 1950:239 Fem. Quiris stramineus Whitley 1950. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Quiris Pate 1946 in Hymenoptera, replaced by Quirichthys Whitley 1951. •In the synonymy of Quirichthys Whitley 1951 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:359 [ref. 12442]). •In the synonymy of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912 -- (Kottelat 2013:287 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Craterocephalus McCulloch 1912. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Sashatherina Ivantsoff [W.] & Allen [G. R.] 2011:46 Fem. Sashatherina giganteus Ivantsoff & Allen 2011. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Sashatherina Ivantsoff & Allen 2011. Current status: Valid as Sashatherina Ivantsoff & Allen 2011. Atherinidae: Craterocephalinae.

Stenatherina Schultz [L. P.] 1948:(7) 20 Fem. Atherina temminckii Bleeker 1854 (= Atherina panatela Jordan & Richardson 1908). Type by original designation. Apparently based on a misidentified type species, not temminckii of Bleeker (see Paxton et al. 1989:360 [ref. 12442]). •Valid as Stenatherina Schultz 1948 -- (White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Paxton et al. 1989:360 [ref. 12442], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2114 [ref. 24783], Paxton et al. 2006:713 [ref. 28995]). •Synonym of Hypoatherina Schultz 1948 -- (Sasaki & Kimura 2014:[6] [ref. 33189]). Current status: Synonym of Hypoatherina Schultz 1948. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Taeniomembras Ogilby [J. D.] 1898:41 Fem. Atherina microstoma G√ľnther 1861. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872 -- (Prince et al. 1982:64 [ref. 5417], Pavlov et al. 1988:392 [ref. 12285]). Current status: Synonym of Atherinosoma Castelnau 1872. Atherinidae: Atherininae.

Teramulus Smith [J. L. B.] 1965:619 Masc. Teramulus kieneri Smith 1965. Type by original designation. •Valid as Teramulus Smith 1965 -- (Maugé 1986:279 [ref. 6218], Fricke et al. 2018:102 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Teramulus Smith 1965. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.

Thoracatherina Fowler [H. W.] 1941:249 Fem. Atherina insularum Jordan & Evermann 1903. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Atherinomorus Fowler 1903 -- (Ivantsoff & Crowley 1991:484 [ref. 19162], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:513 [ref. 27061], Kottelat 2013:286 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Atherinomorus Fowler 1903. Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae.