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Genera in the family or subfamily Blenniidae: [ 126 ] records


Adelotremus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Rose [J. M.] 2012:40 Masc. Adelotremus leptus Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Adelotremus Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012 -- (Smith-Vaniz 2017:179 [ref. 35282], Golani & Fricke 2018:136 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Adelotremus Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Adonis Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:93 Masc. Adonis pavoninus Gronow 1854 (= Blennius ocellaris Linnaeus 1758). Type by subsequent designation. Six included species, subsequent designation not researched. •Objective synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). Current status: Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Aidablennius Whitley [G. P.] 1947:150 Masc. Blennius sphynx Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Aidablennius Whitley 1947 -- (Bath 1977:176 [ref. 208], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1096 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Parin 2003:S21 [ref. 28536], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:57 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:467 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Aidablennius Whitley 1947. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Alloblennius Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Springer [V. G.] 1971:10 Masc. Rhabdoblennius pictus Lotan 1970. Type by original designation. •Valid as Alloblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971 -- (Bath 1983:76 [ref. 5393], Springer 1986:743 [ref. 5719], Springer et al. 1998:19 [ref. 23434], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2012:60 [ref. 31806], Fricke et al. 2018:306 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:137 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Alloblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Allomeiacanthus (subgenus of Meiacanthus) Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1976:87 Masc. Meiacanthus (Allomeiacanthus) ditrema Smith-Vaniz 1976. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Meiacanthus Norman 1944, but a valid subgenus Allomeiacanthus as described -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 2001:32 [ref. 26213], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2011:56 [ref. 31543]). •Synonym of Meicanthus Norman 1944 -- (Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Meiacanthus Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Alticops Smith [J. L. B.] 1948:340 Masc. Salarias periophthalmus Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Istiblennius Whitley 1943 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:25 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217]). •Synonym of Blenniella Reid 1843 -- (Springer & Williams 1994:23 [ref. 21878]). Current status: Synonym of Blenniella Reid 1943. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Alticus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1800:479 (footnote) Masc. Blennius saliens Lacepède 1800. Type by monotypy. Name published in synonymy of Blennius saliens, but available because of later use (possibly by Bleeker 1869:234 [ref. 426], Jordan & Seale 1906:421 [ref. 2497] and others (Art. 11.6)). An alternative view is that Alticus was part of a polynomial and not available (genus would then date to Valenciennes); see remarks under Opinion 89 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]. •Valid as Alticus Lacepède 1800 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:14 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:300 [ref. 6441], Bath 1986:354 [6217], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Fricke et al. 2018:306 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:137 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:255 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Alticus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Commerson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836 Masc. Salarias alticus Valenciennes 1836. Name first published in synonymy; genus and species quoted from Commerson manuscript, but made available back to this date by later use (Art. 11.6) of Schultz and Chapman in Schultz et al. 1960:366 [ref. 3972]. If Alticus Lacepède is regarded as unavailable, then the genus Alticus would be cited as Valenciennes 1836. See remarks under Opinion 89 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]. •Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Current status: Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Andamia Blyth [E.] 1858:270 Fem. Andamia expansa Blyth 1858. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Andamia Blyth 1858 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:16 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:300 [ref. 6441], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Fricke et al. 2018:306 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Andamia Blyth 1858. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Antennablennius (subgenus of Blennius) Fowler [H. W.] 1931:245 Masc. Blennius hypenetes Klunzinger 1871. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Antennablennius Fowler 1931 -- (Bath 1983:50 [ref. 5393], Springer 1986:743 [ref. 5719], Springer et al. 1998:20 [ref. 23434], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2012:61 [ref. 31806], Fricke et al. 2018:307 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:137 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Antennablennius Fowler 1931. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Anthiiblennius (subgenus of Ecsenius) Starck [W. A., II] 1969:1 Masc. Ecsenius (Anthiiblennius) midas Starck 1969. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Ecsenius McCulloch 1923, but a valid subgenus Anthiiblennius as described -- (Springer 1971:10 [ref. 7707]). •Synonym of Ecsenius McCulloch 1923 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:22 [ref. 4145], Springer 1988 [ref. 6804]). Current status: Synonym of Ecsenius McCulloch 1923. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Aspidontus Cuvier [G.] in Quoy & Gaimard 1834:719 Masc. Aspidontus taeniatus Quoy & Gaimard 1834. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:31 [ref. 7348]). •Valid as Aspidontus Cuvier 1834 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:53 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:743 [ref. 5719], Smith-Vaniz 1987:3 [ref. 6404], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1542 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings & Springer 2009:6 [ref. 31156], Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012:43 [ref. 31851], Fricke et al. 2018:307 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:137 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:255 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Aspidontus Cuvier 1834. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Atopoclinus Vaillant [L. L.] 1894:73 Masc. Atopoclinus ringens Vaillant 1894. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Atrosalarias Whitley [G. P.] 1933:93 Masc. Salarias phaiosoma Bleeker 1855. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Twice misspelled Astrosalarias by Springer & Smith-Vaniz 1968:10, 11 [ref. 36386]. •Valid as Atrosalarias Whitley 1933 -- (Springer & Smith-Vaniz 1968:2 [ref. 36386], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:18 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Suzuki & Senou 1999:259 [ref. 24047], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1543 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Hastings & Springer 2009:8 [ref. 31156], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Fricke et al. 2018:307 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:138 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:255 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Atrosalarias Whitley 1933. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Basilisciscartes (subgenus of Salarias) Fowler [H. W.] 1939:2 Masc. Blennius saliens Forster 1788. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:14 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:355 [ref. 6217]). Current status: Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Bathyblennius Bath [H.] 1977:177 Masc. Blennius antholops Springer & Smith-Vaniz 1970. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Bathyblennius Bath 1977 -- (Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Bathyblennius Bath 1977. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Blennechis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:279 Masc. Blennechis filamentosus Valenciennes 1836. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Seale 1906:431 [ref. 2497]. Misspelled Blennichus by Swainson 1839:79 [ref. 4303]. •Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:53 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Blenniella Reid [E. D.] 1943:383 Fem. Blenniella rhessodon Reid 1943. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Istiblennius Whitley 1943 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:24 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217]). •Valid as Blenniella Reid 1943 -- (Springer & Williams 1994:23 [ref. 21878], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3543 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1543 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Fricke et al. 2018:307 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:138 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:255 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Blenniella Reid 1943. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Blenniolus (subgenus of Hypsoblennius) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898:2386, 2390 Masc. Blennius brevipinnis Günther 1861. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Blennitrachus (subgenus of Blennius) Swainson [W.] 1839:78, 182, 274 Masc. Pholis quadrifasciatus Wood 1825. Type by monotypy (p. 78). Spelled Blennitrachus by Swainson 1839:78 and 437 (index), Blenitrachus on pp. 182 and 274 [ref. 4303]; first reviser not researched. •Synonym of Chasmodes Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1959:323 [ref. 22248], Williams 1983:69 [ref. 5370], Javonillo & Harold 2010:8 [ref. 30906]). Current status: Synonym of Chasmodes Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Blennius Linnaeus [C.] 1758:256 Masc. Blennius ocellaris Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Gilbert 1883:759 [ref. 2476]. Spelled Blennis by Klein 1779 (not available). On Official List (Opinion 92, Direction 56). •Valid as Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:29 [ref. 7348], Bath & Hutchins 1986 [ref. 5151], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1097 [ref. 13677], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:58 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:467 [ref. 33547], Bañón et al. 2016:323 [ref. 34397]). Current status: Valid as Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Blennophis Valenciennes [A.] 1843:60, Pl. 20 Masc. Blennophis webbii Valenciennes 1843. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blennophis Swainson 1839 in fishes, replaced by Ophioblennius Gill 1860. •Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:35 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Blennus Klein [J. T.] 1779:589 Masc. Not available, published in a work that does not conform to the principle of binominal nomenclature. Original not checked. •In the synonymy of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Chalaroderma Norman [J. R.] 1944:803 Neut. Blennius capito Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Published 19 Jan. 1944. •Valid as Chalaroderma Norman 1944 -- (Springer 1986:744 [ref. 5719], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Chalaroderma Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Chasmodes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:295 Masc. Blennius bosquianus Lacepède 1800. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Evermann 1898:2391 [ref. 2445], also by Eigenmann 1910:482 [ref. 1224]. •Valid as Chasmodes Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1959 [ref. 22248], Williams 1983 [ref. 5370], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:406 [ref. 24550], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1769 [ref. 27109], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Javonillo & Harold 2010:1, 8 [ref. 30906]). Current status: Valid as Chasmodes Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Cirripectes (subgenus of Salarias) Swainson [W.] 1839:182, 275 Masc. Salarias variolosus Valenciennes 1836. Type by monotypy. Spelled Cirripectus by Swainson 1839:79, 80 [ref. 4303], first revisers for selection of generic spelling evidently were McCulloch & McNeil 1918 (Williams 1988:7 [ref. 7000]). As a subgenus of Salaris on p. 182. •Valid as Cirripectes Swainson 1839 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:19 [ref. 4145], Fukao 1984 [ref. 6726], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:745 [ref. 5719], Williams 1988 [ref. 7000], Williams 1990:17 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1544 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Williams 2010:3 [ref. 30923], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Stewart et al. 2015:1531 [ref. 34301], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2018:131 [ref. 36397], Fricke et al. 2018:309 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:138 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:255 [ref. 36673], Hoban & Williams 2020:1 [ref. 37406]). Current status: Valid as Cirripectes Swainson 1839. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Cirrisalarias Springer [V. G.] 1976:199 Masc. Cirrisalarias bunares Springer 1976. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Cirrisalarias Springer 1976 -- (Springer & Spreitzer 1978:3 [ref. 4181], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Cirrisalarias Springer 1976. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Coryphoblennius Norman [J. R.] 1944:802 Masc. Blennius galerita Linnaeus 1758. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Published 19 Jan. 1944. •Valid as Coryphoblennius Norman 1944 -- (Bath 1973:526 [ref. 7212], Bath 1977:181 [ref. 208], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1098 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Reshetnikov 1998:123 [ref. 23570], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:58 [ref. 36649], Levy et al. 2011:410 [ref. 31177], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Parin et al. 2014:468 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Coryphoblennius Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Crenalticus Whitley [G. P.] 1930:21 Masc. Salarias crenulatus pallidus Whitley 1926. Type by original designation. The subspecies pallidus is elevated to the species level for purposes of the type species; type not crenulatus. •Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:38 [ref. 4145], Bath & Randall 1991:246 [ref. 15518]). Current status: Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Croaltus Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:247 Masc. Blennius bifilum Günther 1861. Type by monotypy; author indicates one species in genus but mentions a second in text, without clear generic allocation. •Synonym of Antennablennius Fowler 1931 -- (Bath 1983:48 [ref. 5393]). Current status: Synonym of Antennablennius Fowler 1931. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Crossosalarias Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Springer [V. G.] 1971:20 Masc. Crossosalarias macrospilus Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Crossosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1546 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Crossosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Cruantus Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:234 Masc. Omobranchus dealmeida Smith 1949. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Springer & Gomon 1975:9 [ref. 6083], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Cyneichthys (subgenus of Petroscirtes) Ogilby [J. D.] 1910:55 Masc. Blennechis anolius Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type by use of species in parentheses in footnote. •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Springer & Gomon 1975:9 [ref. 6083], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Cynoscartes Norman [J. R.] 1944:810 Masc. Salarias atlanticus Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Published 19 Jan. 1944. •Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:35 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Damania Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:239 Fem. Andamia anjouanae Fourmanoir 1955. Type by original designation. •Valid as Damania Smith 1959 (based on placement of type species) -- (Fricke 1999:476 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:14 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:355 [ref. 6217]). Current status: Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Dasson Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1925:318 Masc. Aspidontus trossulus Jordan & Snyder 1902. Type by original designation. •Valid as Dasson Jordan & Hubbs 1925 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:35 [ref. 7348]). •Synonym of Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830, but a valid subgenus Dasson -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:19, 23 [ref. 4144], Smith-Vaniz 2005:31 [ref. 28343]). Current status: Synonym of Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Dodekablennos Springer [V. G.] & Spreitzer [A. E.] 1978:10 Masc. Dodekablennos fraseri Springer & Spreitzer 1978. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Dodekablennos Springer & Spreitzer 1978 -- (Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Dodekablennos Springer & Spreitzer 1978. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Dubiblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Blennius tonganus Jordan & Seale 1906. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). Current status: Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Ecsenius McCulloch [A. R.] 1923:121 Masc. Ecsenius mandibularis McCulloch 1923. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Ecsenius McCulloch 1923 -- (Springer 1971:4 [ref. 7707], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:22 [ref. 4145], Springer 1972:1[ref. 7647], McKinney & Springer 1976 [ref. 7087], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:300 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:745 [ref. 5719], Springer 1988:1 [ref. 6804], Springer 1991:100 [ref. 18995], Springer & Randall 1999:39 [ref. 24274], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Springer & Allen 2004:1 [ref. 28002], Hoese & Bray 2006:1546 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Attaran-Farimani et al. 2016:171 [ref. 34175], Fricke et al. 2018:309 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:138 [ref. 36273], Allen et al. 2019:68 [ref. 36633], Fricke et al. 2019:256 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Ecsenius McCulloch 1923. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Enchelyurus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1868:268 Masc. Enchelyurus flavipes Peters 1868. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Enchelyurus Peters 1868 -- (Springer 1972:4 [ref. 4178], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Springer 1985:91 [ref. 6107], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1549 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Golani & Fricke 2018:139 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Enchelyurus Peters 1868. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Entomacrodops Fowler [H. W.] 1944:401 Masc. Entomacrodops macropus Fowler 1944. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Not Blenniidae according to Vic Springer, 2 Feb. 2015. Current status: Uncertain. Blenniidae.

Entomacrodus Gill [T. N.] 1859:168 Masc. Entomacrodus nigricans Gill 1859. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Entomacrodus Gill 1859 -- (Springer 1967:8 [ref. 18947], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:23 [ref. 4145], Springer 1972:10 [ref. 7647], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:67 [ref. 5580], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:746 [ref. 5719], Williams 1990:12 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Williams 2003:1770 [ref. 27109], Hoese & Bray 2006:1550 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Hastings & Springer 2009:8 [ref. 31156], Williams & Bogorodsky 2010:64 [ref. 30822], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Stewart et al. 2015:1533 [ref. 34301], Fricke et al. 2018:310 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:139 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Entomacrodus Gill 1859. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Erpicthys (subgenus of Salarias) Swainson [W.] 1839:79, 182, 275 Masc. Salarias quadripennis Cuvier 1816. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Swain 1882:279 [ref. 5966]. Misspelled Erpichthys by Swainson 1839:439 (index); as Salarias on p. 182. •Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:38 [ref. 4145], Bath & Randall 1991:246 [ref. 15518] as Erpichthys). Current status: Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Escadotus (subgenus of Aspidontus) Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:235 Masc. Petroscirtes fluctuans Weber 1909. Type by original designation. •Objective synonym of Oncesthes Jordan & Hubbs 1925. •Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:53 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Exallias Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1905:503 Masc. Salarias brevis Kner 1868. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:746 [ref. 5719], Williams 1990:17 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1550 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Golani & Fricke 2018:139 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Fallacirripectes Schultz [L. P.] & Chapman [W. M.] in Schultz et al. 1960:362 Masc. Fallacirripectes minutus Schultz & Chapman 1960. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Stanulus Smith 1959 -- (Springer 1968:111 [ref. 7921], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:40 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Stanulus Smith 1959. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Giffordella Fowler [H. W.] 1932:14 Fem. Giffordella corneliae Fowler 1932. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Entomacrodus Gill 1859 -- (Springer 1967:8 [ref. 18947], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:23 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Entomacrodus Gill 1859. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Gloriella Schultz [L. P.] 1941:17 Fem. Cirripectes caninus Herre 1936. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:23 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Glyptoparus Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:249 Masc. Glyptoparus delicatulus Smith 1959. Type by original designation. •Valid as Glyptoparus Smith 1959 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:24 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1551 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Fricke et al. 2018:311 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Glyptoparus Smith 1959. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Graviceps Fowler [H. W.] 1903:170 Neut. Petroscirtes elegans Steindachner 1876. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Springer & Gomon 1975:9 [ref. 6083], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Halmablennius Smith [J. L. B.] 1948:340 Masc. Salarias unicolor Rüppell 1838. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Istiblennius Whitley 1943 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:25 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217], Springer & Williams 1994:85 [ref. 21878], Kottelat 2013:382 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Istiblennius Whitley 1943. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Haptogenys Springer [V. G.] 1972:8 Fem. Haptogenys quadripora Springer 1972. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Haptogenys Springer 1972 -- (Springer 1985:91 [ref. 6107], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Haptogenys Springer 1972. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Hepatoscartes Fowler [H. W.] 1944:230 Masc. Hepatoscartes umbrifasciatus Fowler 1944. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:35 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Hirculops Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:247 Masc. Blennius cornifer Rüppell 1830. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Hirculops Smith 1959 -- (Springer 1986:747 [ref. 5719], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2012:61 [ref. 31806], Fricke et al. 2018:311 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:140 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Hirculops Smith 1959. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Holomeiacanthus (subgenus of Meiacanthus) Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1976:82 Masc. Petroskirtes anema Bleeker 1852. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Meiacanthus Norman 1943, but a valid subgenus Holomeiacanthus as described -- (Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2011:56 [ref. 31543]). •Synonym of Meiacanthus Norman 1944 -- (Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Meiacanthus Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Homesthes Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:2346, 2394 Masc. Homesthes caulopus Gilbert 1898. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Hypleurochilus Gill [T. N.] 1861:44 Masc. Blennius multifilis Girard 1858. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Gill 1861:168 [ref. 1775] and by Jordan & Gilbert 1883:758 [ref. 2476]. •Valid as Hypleurochilus Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1973:527 [ref. 7212], Bath 1977:183 [ref. 208], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:69 [ref. 5580], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1099 [ref. 13677], Bath 1986:355 [ref. 6217], Daget in Lévêque et al. 1992:796 [ref. 21590], Bath 1994 [ref. 21627], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:405 [ref. 24550], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1771 [ref. 27109], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Javonillo & Harold 2010:14 [ref. 30906], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Pinheiro et al. 2013:95 [ref. 32885]). Current status: Valid as Hypleurochilus Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Hypsoblenniops Schultz [L. P.] 1942:153 Masc. Hypsoblenniops rickettsi Schultz 1942. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Hypsoblennius Gill [T. N.] 1861:44 Masc. Blennius hentz Lesueur 1825. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Springer 1967:461 [ref. 30243], Smith-Vaniz 1980 [ref. 5525], Bath 1996:90 [ref. 22687], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:407 [ref. 24550], Bath 2000:176 [ref. 25102], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1771 [ref. 27109], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Javonillo & Harold 2010:14 [ref. 30906], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Ichthyocoris Bonaparte [C. L.] 1840:fasc. 28 Fem. Salarias varus Risso 1827. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1919:206 [ref. 2410]. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Synonym of Salaria Forsskål 1775 -- (Bath 1977:208 [ref. 208], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217], Bath 2003:95 [ref. 27343] as Icthyocoris). Current status: Synonym of Salaria Forsskål 1775. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Isesthes Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883:757 Masc. Blennius gentilis Girard 1854. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Identification of species corrected in Addenda, p. 959. Isethes is a misspelling. Gender masculine by treatment of Isesthes punctatus and Isesthes striatus. •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Istiblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1943:185 Masc. Salarias muelleri Klunzinger 1879. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Istiblennius Whitley 1943 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:24 [ref. 4145], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:29 [ref. 7348], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:747 [ref. 5719], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217], Williams 1990:11 [ref. 13549], Springer & Williams 1994:85 [ref. 21878], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3543 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1551 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Kottelat 2013:382 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2018:312 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2018:391 [ref. 36107], Golani & Fricke 2018:140 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:258 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Istiblennius Whitley 1943. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Labroblennius Borodin [N. A.] 1928:31 Masc. Labroblennius nicholsi Borodin 1928. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:35 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Ophioblennius Gill 1860. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Laiphognathus Smith [J. L. B.] 1955:23 Masc. Laiphognathus multimaculatus Smith 1955. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Laiphognathus Smith 1955 -- (Springer 1972:8 [ref. 4178], Springer 1985:91 [ref. 6107], Springer 1986:749 [ref. 5719], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1553 [ref. 29000], Murase 2007:287 [ref. 29243], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Laiphognathus Smith 1955. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Lembeichthys Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1936:283 Masc. Lembeichthys celebesensis Herre 1936. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144], Smith-Vaniz 1987:47 [ref. 6404]). Current status: Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Leoblennius Reid [E. D.] 1943:382 Masc. Leoblennius schultzi Reid 1943. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:23 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Exallias Jordan & Evermann 1905. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Leptoblennius Bath [H.] 1978:184 Masc. Hypsoblennius piersoni Gilbert & Starks 1904. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Leptoblennius Gill 1860 in fishes, replaced by Parahypsos Bath 1982. •Synonym of Parahypsos Bath 1982. Current status: Synonym of Parahypsos Bath 1982. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Lioblennius Svetovidov [A. N.] 1958:591 Masc. Blennius galerita Linnaeus 1758. Type by monotypy. Apparently not intended as a new name; "... and based on this it has been classified as a separate genus Lioblennius (J. R. Norman, 1944)." But Norman used the name Coryphoblennius; Lioblennius first used by Svetovidov as above. •Objective synonym of Coryphoblennius Norman 1944. Current status: Synonym of Coryphoblennius Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Lipophrys Gill [T. N.] 1896:498 Fem. Blennius pholis Linnaeus 1758. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Pholis Cuvier 1816, preoccupied by Pholis Scopoli 1777 in fishes. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Lipophrys Gill 1896 -- (Wirtz & Bath 1982 [ref. 5475], Bath 1983:153 [ref. 5420], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1100 [ref. 13677], Springer 1986:742 [ref. 5719], Wirtz & Bath 1989 [ref. 9298], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Stefanni et al. 2006:282 [ref. 30525], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:58 [ref. 36649], Levy et al. 2011:410 [ref. 31177], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Parin et al. 2014:468 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Lipophrys Gill 1896. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Litanchus (subgenus of Antennablennius) Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:247, 248 Masc. Antennablennius (Litanchus) velifer Smith 1959. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Antennablennius Fowler 1931 -- (Bath 1983:48 [ref. 5393]). Current status: Synonym of Antennablennius Fowler 1931. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Springer [V. G.] 1971:26 Masc. Salarias fowleri Herre 1936. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971 -- (Springer & Spreitzer 1978:3 [ref. 4181], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Litobranchus Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Lophalticus Smith [J. L. B.] 1957:889 Masc. Salarias kirkii Günther 1868. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:14 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:355 [ref. 6217]). Current status: Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Lupinoblennius Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1942:302 Masc. Lupinoblennius dispar Herre 1942. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Lupinoblennius Herre 1942 -- (Dawson 1970 [ref. 21120], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:70 [ref. 5580], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:406 [ref. 24550], Bath 2001:4 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1771 [ref. 27109], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Machado et al. 2017:2394 [ref. 35374]). Current status: Valid as Lupinoblennius Herre 1942. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Macrurrhynchus Ogilby [J. D.] 1896:136 Masc. Macrurrhynchus maroubrae Ogilby 1896. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Ogilby 1910:55 [ref. 3288]. •Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Medusablennius Springer [V. G.] 1966:56 Masc. Medusablennius chani Springer 1966. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Medusablennius Springer 1966 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:28 [ref. 4145], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Medusablennius Springer 1966. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Meiacanthus Norman [J. R.] 1944:805 Masc. Petroscirtes oualanensis Günther 1880. Type by original designation. Species originally as ovalanensis both in the text and index, modified by Smith-Vaniz to oualanensis; ovalanensis is the correct original spelling. Published 19 Jan. 1944. •Valid as Meiacanthus Norman 1944 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:73 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Smith-Vaniz 1987:5 [ref. 6404], Allen 1991:148 [ref. 21090], Smith-Vaniz et al. 2001:30 [ref. 26213], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1553 [ref. 29000] dated 1943 and with type as oualensis, Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2011:39 [ref. 31543], Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012:44 [ref. 31851], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2018:313 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:140 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:259 [ref. 36673], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2019:44 [ref. 36813]). Current status: Valid as Meiacanthus Norman 1944. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Microlipophrys Almada [F.], Almada [V. C.], Guillemaud [T.] & Wirtz [P.] 2005:290 Fem. Blennius canevae Vinciguerra 1880. Type by original designation. Almada et al. 2005:290 [ref. 28398] spell the species as canevai; the derivation of the name has not been researched by us; the original spelling was canevae. •Valid as Microlipophrys Almada, Almada, Guillemaud & Wirtz 2005 -- (Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings & Springer 2009:8 [ref. 31156], Levy et al. 2011:410 [ref. 31177]). Current status: Valid as Microlipophrys Almada, Almada, Guillemaud & Wirtz 2005. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Mimoblennius Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Springer [V. G.] 1971:29 Masc. Blennius atrocinctus Regan 1909. Type by original designation. •Valid as Mimoblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971 -- (Springer & Spreitzer 1978:12 [ref. 4181], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:749 [ref. 5719], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1555 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Mimoblennius Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Musgravius (subgenus of Pescadorichthys) Whitley [G. P.] 1961:62 Masc. Pescadorichthys (Musgravius) laudandus Whitley 1961. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865, but a valid subgenus Musgravius as described -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Nannosalarias Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Springer [V. G.] 1971:32 Masc. Blennius nativitatus Regan 1909. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Nannosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1555 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Nannosalarias Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Negoscartes Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Salarias irroratus Alleyne & Macleay 1877. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:38 [ref. 4145], Bath & Randall 1991:246 [ref. 15518]). Current status: Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Nemophis Kaup [J. J.] 1858:168 Masc. Nemophis lessoni Kaup 1858. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Xiphasia Swainson 1839 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:65 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Xiphasia Swainson 1839. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Nixiblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Blennius snowi Fowler 1928. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:37 [ref. 4145], Bath 2004:4 [ref. 28017]). Current status: Synonym of Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Oman Springer [V. G.] 1985:92 Fem. Oman ypsilon Springer 1985. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Oman Springer 1985 -- (Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Zogaris et al. 2014:77 [ref. 33604]). Current status: Valid as Oman Springer 1985. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Omobranchus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:287 Masc. Blennechis fasciolatus Valenciennes 1836. Generic and specific names first published in synonymy of Blennechis fasciolatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes; made available back to Valenciennes by Swainson 1839:274 [ref. 4303] [type species designation not researched by us]. •Valid as Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:32 [ref. 7348], Springer & Gomon 1975 [ref. 6083], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Springer 1985:91 [ref. 6107], Springer 1986:750 [ref. 5719], Gomon et al. 1994:728 [ref. 22532], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Williams 2003:1769 [ref. 27109], Hoese & Bray 2006:1555 [ref. 29000], Smith-Vaniz 2008:694 [ref. 30654], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2011:571 [ref. 31520], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989], Stewart et al. 2015:1536 [ref. 34301], Gibbs et al. 2018:270 [ref. 35724], Fricke et al. 2018:313 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Omox Springer [V. G.] 1972:11 Masc. Omox biporos Springer 1972. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Omox Springer 1972 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Springer 1985:92 [ref. 6107], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1558 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Omox Springer 1972. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Oncesthes Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1925:319 Fem. Petroscirtes fluctuans Weber 1909. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:53 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Aspidontus Cuvier 1834. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Ophioblennius Gill [T. N.] 1860:103 Masc. Blennophis webbii Valenciennes 1843. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Blennophis Valenciennes 1843, preoccupied by Blennophis Swainson 1839. •Valid as Ophioblennius Gill 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:35 [ref. 4145], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:71 [ref. 5580], Williams 1990:18 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1770 [ref. 27109], Figueiredo Mendes 2007:63 [ref. 30523], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Hastings & Springer 2009:7 [ref. 31156], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Ophioblennius Gill 1860. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Ostreoblennius (subgenus of Petroscirtes) Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Petroscirtes (Ostreoblennius) steadi Whitley 1930. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:23 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1915:Blenniidae p. 3 Masc. Blennius pilicornis Cuvier 1829. Type by monotypy. On p. 619 when continuously paginated. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915 -- (Springer 1986:751 [ref. 5719], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1106 [ref. 13677], Bath & Hutchins 1986:168 [ref. 5151], Bath 1989 [ref. 13309], Bath 1989 [ref. 13310], Gomon et al. 1994:730 [ref. 22532], Bath 1996:91 [ref. 22687], Reshetnikov 1998:123 [ref. 23570], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Williams 2003:1770 [ref. 27109], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Hoese & Bray 2006:1559 [ref. 29000], Almada et al. 2007:248 [ref. 30524], Bath 2008:77 [ref. 29600], Smith-Vaniz 2008:695 [ref. 30654], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Javonillo & Harold 2010:14 [ref. 30906], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:59 [ref. 36649], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Parin et al. 2014:468 [ref. 33547], Stewart et al. 2015:1537 [ref. 34301], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Parahypsos Bath [H.] 1982:220 Masc. Hypsoblennius piersoni Gilbert & Starks 1904. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Leptoblennius Bath 1978, preoccupied by Leptoblennius Gill 1961 in fishes. •Valid as Parahypsos Bath 1982 -- (Bath 1987:324 [ref. 6305], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397] as Parahypsops). Current status: Valid as Parahypsos Bath 1982. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Paralipophrys Bath [H.] 1977:200 Fem. Blennius trigloides Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Paralipophrys Bath 1977 -- (Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:60 [ref. 36649]). •Synonym of Lipophrys Gill 1896, based on current placement of the type species. Current status: Synonym of Lipophrys Gill 1896. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Paralticus Springer [V. G.] & Williams [J. T.] 1994:164 Masc. Salarias amboinensis Bleeker 1857. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Paralticus Springer & Williams 1994 -- (Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Paralticus Springer & Williams 1994. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Parenchelyurus Springer [V. G.] 1972:12 Masc. Enchelyurus hepburni Snyder 1908. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Parenchelyurus Springer 1972 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Springer 1985:91 [ref. 6107], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1560 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Fricke et al. 2018:314 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Parenchelyurus Springer 1972. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Pauloscirtes Whitley [G. P.] 1935:351 Masc. Petroscirtes obliquus Garman 1903. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Springer & Gomon 1975:9 [ref. 6083], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Pereulixia Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:238 Fem. Salarias kosiensis Regan 1908. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pereulixia Smith 1959 -- (Springer 1986:752 [ref. 5719], Williams 1990:15 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Pereulixia Smith 1959. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Pescadorichthys Tomiyama [I.] 1955:8 Masc. Salarias namiyei Jordan & Evermann 1902. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Ecsenius McCulloch 1923 -- (Springer 1971:4 [ref. 7707], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:22 [ref. 4145], Springer 1988:8 [ref. 6804]). Current status: Synonym of Ecsenius McCulloch 1923. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Petroscirtes Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:110 Masc. Petroscirtes mitratus Rüppell 1830. Type by monotypy. Petroscertes Swainson 1839:79, 80 [ref. 4303] and Petroskirtes Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:293, 294 [ref. 1005] are incorrect subsequent spellings. •Valid as Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:23 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:753 [ref. 5719], Smith-Vaniz 1987:1 [ref. 6404], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Smith-Vaniz 2005:34 [ref. 28343], Hoese & Bray 2006:1560 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395] misspelled Petroscrites, Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012:42 [ref. 31851], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Fricke et al. 2018:314 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:260 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Petroscirtes Rüppell 1830. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Phenablennius Springer [V. G.] & Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1972:66 Masc. Petroskirtes heyligeri Bleeker 1859. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also published in Springer 1972 [ref. 4178]. Date for above is 8 Mar. 1972. •Valid as Phenablennius Springer & Smith-Vaniz 1972 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1975:54 [ref. 7074], Springer 2001:3540 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Kottelat 2013:384 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Phenablennius Springer & Smith-Vaniz 1972. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Pholis Artedi [P.] in Röse 1793:116 Fem. Blennius pholis Linnaeus 1758. Not Pholis Scopoli 1777. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Pholis Cuvier [G.] 1816:251 Fem. Blennius pholis Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Earliest type designation not researched. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Pholis Scopoli 1777. •In the synonymy of Lipophrys Gill 1896 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212], Bath 1977:190 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Lipophrys Gill 1896. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Pictiblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1930:19 Masc. Blennius intermedius Ogilby 1915. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Pictiblennius Whitley 1930 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:295 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915 -- (Bath 1982:219 [ref. 5640], Bath & Hutchins 1986:168 [ref. 5151], Parin 2003:S22 [ref. 28536], Parin et al. 2014:468 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Plagiotremus Gill [T. N.] 1865:138 Masc. Plagiotremus spilistius Gill 1865. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Plagiotremus Gill 1865 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:753 [ref. 5719], Smith-Vaniz 1987:46 [ref. 6404], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1562 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Hastings & Springer 2009:7 [ref. 31156], Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012:44 [ref. 31851], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Stewart et al. 2015:1538 [ref. 34301], Fricke et al. 2018:314 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:260 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Poroalticus Fowler [H. W.] 1931:403 Masc. Poroalticus sewalli Fowler 1931. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836 -- (Springer 1972:9 [ref. 4178], Springer & Gomon 1975:9 [ref. 6083], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Omobranchus Valenciennes 1836. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Praealticus Schultz [L. P.] & Chapman [W. M.] in Schultz et al. 1960:368 Masc. Salarias natalis Regan 1909. Type by original designation. •Valid as Praealticus Schultz & Chapman 1960 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:36 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:300 [ref. 6441], Bath 1992 [ref. 20223], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Praealticus Schultz & Chapman 1960. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Queriblennius (subgenus of Blennius) Whitley [G. P.] 1933:93 Masc. Blennius (Queriblennius) gaudichaudi Whitley 1933. Type by original designation. Whitley's gaudichaudi a replacement for Blennius punctatus Quoy & Gaimard 1824, apparently preoccupied. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). Current status: Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Rhabdoblennius Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Blennius rhabdotrachelus Fowler & Ball 1924. Type by original designation. •Valid as Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:37 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Bath 2001:6 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Bath 2004:4 [ref. 28017], Hoese & Bray 2006:1563 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2012:61 [ref. 31806], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Runula Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890:171 Fem. Runula azalea Jordan & Bollman 1890. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865, but a valid subgenus Runula -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:108 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Plagiotremus Gill 1865. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Runulops (subgenus of Petroscirtes) Ogilby [J. D.] 1910:55 Masc. Blennechis fasciatus Jenyns 1841. Type by subsequent designation. Perhaps proposed as a genus and not a subgenus based on style of key. Described without species, "...founded on two South American species described by Jenyns." First addition of species and type designation not researched. •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Rupiscartes (subgenus of Salarias) Swainson [W.] 1839:79, 182, 275 Masc. Salarias alticus Valenciennes 1836. Type by monotypy. Salarias misspelled Salaris on p. 182. •Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:14 [ref. 4145], Bath 1986:355 [ref. 6217]). Current status: Synonym of Alticus Lacepède 1800. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Salaria Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:x, 22 Fem. Blennius salaria Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by subsequent designation. Appeared first without included species. Earliest addition of species not researched (see remarks on type in Krupp & Schneider 1989:405 [ref. 13651]). Jordan & Evermann 1898:2377 [ref. 2445] list basiliscus as type. Fricke (pers. comm.) suggests that the author of the genus is Bath [ex Forsskål] 1977. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Salaria Forsskål 1775 -- (Bath 1977:208 [ref. 208], Bath 1986:356 [ref. 6217], Krupp & Schneider 1989:405 [ref. 13651], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Bath 2003:95 [ref. 27343], Kottelat 2004:121 [ref. 27669], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:545 [ref. 29996], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:60 [ref. 36649], Doadrio et al. 2012:151 [ref. 31858], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Parin et al. 2014:470 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Salaria Forsskål 1775. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Salarias Cuvier [G.] 1816:251 Masc. Salarias quadripennis Cuvier 1816. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:101 [ref. 2407]. Not Salaria Forsskål 1775. Salaris is a misspelling. •Valid as Salarias Cuvier 1816 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:298 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:754 [ref. 5719], Bath & Randall 1991 [ref. 15518], Bath 2001:6 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3542 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1563 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Attaran-Farimani et al. 2016:171 [ref. 34175], Fricke et al. 2018:315 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:142 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:262 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Salarias Cuvier 1816. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Salarichthys Guichenot [A.] 1867:96 [14] Masc. Salarias vomerinus Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation. Guichenot misspelled name once as Salarichtys on p. 100. On p. 14 of separate. Salariichthys is an incorrect subsequent spelling. •Synonym of Entomacrodus Gill 1859 -- (Springer 1967:8 [ref. 18947], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:23 [ref. 4145]). Current status: Synonym of Entomacrodus Gill 1859. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Salius Minding [J.] 1832:86 Masc. Salius halticus Minding 1832. Type by monotypy. Apparently an alternate spelling of Salarias Cuvier 1816; and halticus should be alticus. •In the synonymy of Salarias Cuvier 1816. Current status: Synonym of Salarias Cuvier 1816. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Scartella Jordan [D. S.] 1886:50 Fem. Blennius microstomus Poey 1860. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type designated on p. 51. •Synonym of Blennius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bath 1973:519 [ref. 7212]). •Valid as Scartella Jordan 1886 -- (Greenfield & Johnson 1981:72 [ref. 5580], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:296 [ref. 6441], Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1112 [ref. 13677], Bath 1996:92 [ref. 22687], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:405 [ref. 24550], Bath 2001:5 [ref. 25713], Williams 2003:1770 [ref. 27109], Rangel et al. 2004:89 [ref. 27822], Almada et al. 2005:289 [ref. 28398], Rangel & Mendes 2009:51 [ref. 30055], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Levy et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32539], Araujo et al. 2019:[2] 55 [ref. 37808], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Scartella Jordan 1886. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Scartes Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:471 Masc. Salarias rubropunctatus Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Scartes Swainson 1835 in Mammalia, replaced by Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann 1898. •In the synonymy of Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann 1898 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:39 [ref. 4145], Williams 1990:21 [ref. 13549]). Current status: Synonym of Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann 1898. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Scartichthys Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898:2346, 2395 Masc. Salarias rubropunctatus Valenciennes 1836. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Scartes Jordan & Evermann 1896, preoccupied by Scartes Swainson 1835 in Mammalia. •Valid as Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann 1898 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:39 [ref. 4145], Williams 1990:21 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:6 [ref. 25713], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397]). Current status: Valid as Scartichthys Jordan & Evermann 1898. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Scartoblennius Fowler [H. W.] 1946:174 Masc. Blennius ellipes Jordan & Starks 1906. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:37 [ref. 4145], Bath 2004:4 [ref. 28017]). Current status: Synonym of Rhabdoblennius Whitley 1930. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Semablennius Fowler [H. W.] 1954:1 Masc. Semablennius gallowayi Fowler 1954. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Lupinoblennius Herre 1942 -- (Bath 1977:194 [ref. 208], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:406 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Lupinoblennius Herre 1942. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Spaniblennius Bath [H.] & Wirtz [P.] 1989:278 Masc. Blennius riodourensis Metzelaar 1919. Type by original designation. •Valid as Spaniblennius Bath & Wirtz 1989 -- (Bath & Wirtz 1992:266 [ref. 19831], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395]). Current status: Valid as Spaniblennius Bath & Wirtz 1989. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Spinoblennius Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935:435 Masc. Spinoblennius spiniger Herre 1935. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861 -- (Bath 1977:186 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Hypsoblennius Gill 1861. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Stanulus Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:246 Masc. Stanulus seychellensis Smith 1959. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Stanulus Smith 1959 -- (Springer 1968:111 [ref. 7921], Smith-Vaniz & Springer 1971:40 [ref. 4145], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:299 [ref. 6441], Williams 1990:14 [ref. 13549], Bath 2001:6 [ref. 25713], Springer 2001:3541 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1565 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:71 [ref. 30395], Fricke et al. 2019:262 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Stanulus Smith 1959. Blenniidae: Salariinae.

Unipennata de Buen [F.] 1926:73 ▌As a "grupo" for 14 species of Blenniidae. ▌Not available on basis of Art. 1b(6) [see de Buen's definition of "grupo" on p. 11]; see Appendix A. Blenniidae.

Xiphasia Swainson [W.] 1839:179, 259 Fem. Xiphasia setifer Swainson 1839. Type by monotypy. "Z. setifer" in original description (p. 259) in error for X. setifer. •Valid as Xiphasia Swainson 1839 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:65 [ref. 4144], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Springer 1986:754 [ref. 5719], Smith-Vaniz 1987:4 [ref. 6404], Springer 2001:3539 [ref. 26290], Hoese & Bray 2006:1566 [ref. 29000], Hastings & Springer 2009:70 [ref. 30395], Smith-Vaniz & Rose 2012:44 [ref. 31851], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Motomura et al. 2017:192 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:315 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:142 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Xiphasia Swainson 1839. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Xiphogadus Günther [A.] 1862:374 Masc. Xiphasia setifer Swainson 1839. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded substitute for Xiphasia Swainson 1839. •Objective synonym of Xiphasia Swainson 1839 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:65 [ref. 4144]). Current status: Synonym of Xiphasia Swainson 1839. Blenniidae: Blenniinae.

Zeablennius Whitley [G. P.] 1930:20 Masc. Blennius laticlavius Griffin 1926. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915 -- (Bath 1977:196 [ref. 208]). Current status: Synonym of Parablennius Miranda Ribeiro 1915. Blenniidae: Salariinae.