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Genera in the family or subfamily Bythitidae: [ 59 ] records


Abythites Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.] 1973:82 Masc. Bythites lepidogenys Smith & Radcliffe 1913. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Abythites Nielsen & Cohen 1973 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:45 [ref. 881], Machida in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441]). •Provisionally a synonym of Cataetyx Günther 1887 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Cataetyx Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Acarobythites Machida [Y.] 2000:123 Masc. Acarobythites larsonae Machida 2000. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Acarobythites Machida 2000 -- (Hoese & Gates 2006:568 [ref. 28997], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Acarobythites Machida 2000. Bythitidae.

Alexeterion Vaillant [L. L.] 1888:282 Neut. Alexeterion parfaiti Vaillant 1888. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Alexeterion Vaillant 1888 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:62 [ref. 881]). •Synonym of Barathronus Goode & Bean 1886 -- (Nielsen 1969:28 [ref. 3195], Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Barathronus Goode & Bean 1886. Bythitidae.

Anacanthobythites Anderson [M. E.] 2008:150 Masc. Anacanthobythites platycephalus Anderson 2008. Type by original designation. •Valid as Anacanthobythites Anderson 2008 -- (Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:778 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Anacanthobythites Anderson 2008. Bythitidae.

Aphyonus Günther [A.] 1878:22 Masc. Aphyonus gelatinosus Günther 1878. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Aphyonus Günther 1878 -- (Nielsen 1969:13 [ref. 3195], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:61 [ref. 881], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1167 [ref. 13677], Nielsen 1986:356 [ref. 5699], Paxton et al. 1989:318 [ref. 12442], Nielsen 1997:77 [ref. 23255], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136, 137 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1985 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Bray et al. 2006:576 [ref. 29063], Franco et al. 2007:909 [ref. 29254], Ohashi et al. 2013:111 [ref. 33255], Nielsen 2015:324 [ref. 34016], Nielsen & Møller 2015:737 [ref. 34259], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855], Fricke et al. 2018:85 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Aphyonus Günther 1878. Bythitidae.

Barathronus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1886:164 Fem. Barathronus bicolor Goode & Bean 1886. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Barathronus Goode & Bean 1886 -- (Nielsen 1969:28 [ref. 3195], Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Nielsen & Eagle 1974:1067 [ref. 7525], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:61 [ref. 881], Nielsen 1984 [ref. 5286], Nielsen & Machida 1985:1 [ref. 5222], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1168 [ref. 13677], Nielsen 1986:357 [ref. 5699], Paxton et al. 1989:318 [ref. 12442], Okiyama & Kato 1997:222 [ref. 22940], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136, 138 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1985 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Bray et al. 2006:576 [ref. 29063], Franco et al. 2007:911 [ref. 29254], Nielsen & Møller 2008:39 [ref. 29803], Nielsen et al. 2015:53 [ref. 33736], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855], Mundy et al. 2017:[1] [ref. 35631], Evseenko et al. 2018:137 [ref. 35999]). Current status: Valid as Barathronus Goode & Bean 1886. Bythitidae.

Barbuliceps Chan [W. L.] 1966:4 Neut. Barbuliceps tuberculatus Chan 1966. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Chan (p. 4) lists type as B. tubercularis sp. nov., but otherwise spelled the species tuberculatus; tubercularis is an obvious lapsus, but Cohen & Nielsen (1972:446 [ref. 7606]) serves as first reviser if needed. •Synonym of Saccogaster Alcock 1889 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1972:446 [ref. 7606], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:50 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Saccogaster Alcock 1889. Bythitidae.

Bathystorreus Howell Rivero [L.] 1934:69 Masc. Benthocometes claudei Torre y Huerta 1930. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Oligopus Risso 1810 -- (Cohen 1964:3 [ref. 6891], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:49 [ref. 881]). •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Bellottia Giglioli [E. H.] 1883:399 Fem. Bellottia apoda Giglioli 1883. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Bellottia Giglioli 1883 -- (Nielsen & Cohen 1968:99 [ref. 21835], Nielsen 1973:549 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:45 [ref. 881], Papaconstantinou 1984 [ref. 12847], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1153 [ref. 13677], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Nielsen & Møller 2008:34 [ref. 29803], Nielsen et al. 2009:46 [ref. 30092], Nielsen et al. 2012:1 [ref. 32315], Fernández-Zapico et al. 2013:195 [ref. 32657], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Bellottia Giglioli 1883. Bythitidae.

Bidenichthys Barnard [K. H.] 1934:232 Masc. Bidenichthys capensis Barnard 1934. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Bidenichthys Barnard 1934 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:53 [ref. 881], Cohen 1986:354 [ref. 5646], Paulin 1995:253 [ref. 21619], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 118 [ref. 24448], Nielsen et al. 2004:40 [ref. 27738], Møller & Nielsen 2015:723 [ref. 34260], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Bidenichthys Barnard 1934. Bythitidae.

Brosmodorsalis Paulin [C. D.] & Roberts [C. D.] 1989:355 Masc. Brosmodorsalis persicinus Paulin & Roberts 1989. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Brosmodorsalis Paulin & Roberts 1989 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 119 [ref. 24448], Møller & Nielsen 2015:726 [ref. 34260], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Brosmodorsalis Paulin & Roberts 1989. Bythitidae.

Brosmophyciops Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1960:384 Masc. Brosmophyciops pautzkei Schultz 1960. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Brosmophyciops Schultz 1960 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:53 [ref. 881], Machida & Yoshino 1984 [ref. 5362], Machida in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:315 [ref. 12442], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 120 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Hoese & Gates 2006:568 [ref. 28997], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Fricke et al. 2018:85 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Brosmophyciops Schultz 1960. Bythitidae.

Brosmophycis Gill [T. N.] 1861:168 Fem. Brosmius marginatus Ayres 1854. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Brosmophycis Gill 1861 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:53 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:121 [ref. 24448], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:266 [ref. 25968], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Pietsch & Orr 2015:27 [ref. 34694]). Current status: Valid as Brosmophycis Gill 1861. Bythitidae.

Bythites Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1835:7 Masc. Bythites fuscus Reinhardt 1837. Type by subsequent monotypy. Genus appeared first without species; one species added by Reinhardt 1837:116, 179, 195, 196 [ref. 3691] (pp. 34, 97, 113 & 114 of separate). •Valid as Bythites Reinhardt 1835 -- (Nielsen & Cohen 1973:72 [ref. 3200], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:46 [ref. 881], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1154 [ref. 13677], Cohen et al. 1990 [ref. 14223], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 97 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen & Cohen 2002:51 [ref. 26528], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:778 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Bythites Reinhardt 1835. Bythitidae.

Calamopteryx Böhlke [J. E.] & Cohen [D. M.] 1966:2 Fem. Calamopteryx goslinei Böhlke & Cohen 1966. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Calamopteryx Böhlke & Cohen 1966 -- (Cohen 1973 [ref. 7138], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:46 [ref. 881], Vergara R. 1980 [ref. 5201], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 98 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:778 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Calamopteryx Böhlke & Cohen 1966. Bythitidae.

Cataetyx Günther [A.] 1887:104 Masc. Sirembo messieri Günther 1878. Type by monotypy. Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. •Valid as Cataetyx Günther 1887 -- (Nielsen 1973:550 [ref. 6885], Hureau & Nielsen 1981:25 [ref. 5438], Machida in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1154 [ref. 13677], Cohen 1986:355 [ref. 5646], Sabatés & Fortuño 1988 [ref. 12842], Paxton et al. 1989:316 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:370 [ref. 22532], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 99 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Balushkin & Prokofiev 2005:554 [ref. 28326], Prokofiev 2005:119 [ref. 34466], Hoese & Gates 2006:569 [ref. 28997], Mincarone et al. 2008:56 [ref. 29626], Gomon 2008:357 [ref. 30616], Nielsen et al. 2012:1 [ref. 32315], Møller & Nielsen 2015:727 [ref. 34260], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Bañón et al. 2016:317 [ref. 34397], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Cataetyx Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Diplacanthopoma Günther [A.] 1887:115 Neut. Diplacanthopoma brachysoma Günther 1887. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:47 [ref. 881], Machida in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441], Cohen 1986:356 [ref. 5646], Machida 1988 [ref. 13418], Gomon et al. 1994:372 [ref. 22532], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 102 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Hoese & Gates 2006:572 [ref. 28997], Mincarone et al. 2008:56 [ref. 29626], Gomon 2008:359 [ref. 30616], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Ematops Schwarzhans [W.] & Nielsen [J. G.] 2011:157 Masc. Microbrotula randalli Cohen & Wourms 1976. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Ematops Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011 -- (Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Ematops Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011. Bythitidae.

Eutyx Heller [E.] & Snodgrass [R. E.] 1903:224 Masc. Eutyx diagrammus Heller & Snodgrass 1903. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Oligopus Risso 1810 -- (Cohen 1964:2 [ref. 6891], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:49 [ref. 881]). •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Fiordichthys Paulin [C. D.] 1995:250 Masc. Fiordichthys slartibartfasti Paulin 1995. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Synonym of Bidenichthys, P. Møller pers. comm., 5/17/2016. •Valid as Fiordichthys Paulin 1995 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 132 [ref. 24448], Nielsen et al. 2004:38 [ref. 27738], Hoese & Gates 2006:572 [ref. 28997], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391]). •Synonym of Bidenichthys Barnard 1934 -- (Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Bidenichthys Barnard 1934. Bythitidae.

Gadopsis De Filippi [F.] 1855:170 Fem. Oligopus ater Risso 1810. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Gadopsis Richardson 1848 in fishes, replaced by Verater Jordan 1919 [second Verater], but earlier replaced by Pteridium De Filippi & Verany 1859. •Synonym of Oligopus Risso 1810 -- (Cohen 1964:2 [ref. 6891]); but see account of Oligopus Risso. •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Gerhardia Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.] 2002:50 Fem. Bythites hollisi Cohen, Rosenblatt & Moser 1990. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Preoccupied, replaced by Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen 2005. •Valid as Gerhardia Nielsen & Cohen 2002 -- (Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391]). •Synonym of Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen 2005 -- (Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen 2005. Bythitidae.

Grammonoides Smith [J. L. B.] 1948:343 Masc. Grammonus opisthodon Smith 1934. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Grammonoides Smith 1948 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:47 [ref. 881], Cohen 1986:356 [ref. 5646]). •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Grammonus Gill [T. N.] in Goode & Bean 1896:317 Masc. Oligopus ater Risso 1810. Type by monotypy. Authorship is given as Gill by Goode and Bean, but Gill evidently only responsible for name and workers may wish to credit authorship to Goode & Bean. •Synonym of Oligopus Risso 1810 -- (Cohen 1964:2 [ref. 6891], Nielsen 1973:551 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:49 [ref. 881]). •Valid as Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 103 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Nielsen & Cohen 2004:83 [ref. 28073], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Randall & Hughes 2008:137 [ref. 29910], Nielsen & Prokofiev 2010:189 [ref. 30790], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Halias Ayres [W. O.] 1860:52 Masc. Brosmius marginatus Ayres 1854. Type by monotypy. Apparently preoccupied by Halias Treitschke 1829 in Lepidoptera [not researched]; Brosmophycis Gill 1861 apparently described independently and may be used as the available name. •Objective synonym of Brosmophycis Gill 1861 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:53 [ref. 881] with date as 1863, Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116 [ref. 24448]). Current status: Synonym of Brosmophycis Gill 1861. Bythitidae.

Hastatobythites Machida [Y.] 1997:385 Masc. Hastatobythites arafurensis Machida 1997. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Hastatobythites Machida 1997 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:105 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Hoese & Gates 2006:573 [ref. 28997], Nielsen et al. 2012:3 [ref. 32315], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Hastatobythites Machida 1997. Bythitidae.

Hephthocara Alcock [A. W.] 1892:349 Neut. Hephthocara simum Alcock 1892. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Hephthocara Alcock 1892 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:48 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:105 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Hephthocara Alcock 1892. Bythitidae.

Leptopodus (subgenus of Coryphaena) Goldfuss [G. A.] 1820:68 Masc. Coryphaena (Leptopodus) nigrita Goldfuss 1820. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Leucobrotula Koefoed [E.] 1952:20 Fem. Leucobrotula adipatus Koefoed 1952. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Leucobrotula Koefoed 1952 -- (Nielsen 1973:548 [ref. 6885], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1151 [ref. 13677], Anderson 1986:343 [ref. 5633], Nielsen et al. 1990:437 [ref. 19090], Campbell et al. 2017:338 [ref. 35124] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Leucobrotula Koefoed 1952. Bythitidae.

Leucochlamys Zugmayer [E.] 1911:11 Fem. Leucochlamys cryptophthalmus Zugmayer 1911. Type by monotypy. Also appeared in Zugmayer 1911 (Dec.):131 [ref. 4846]. •Valid as Leucochlamys Zugmayer 1911 -- (Nielsen 1969:69 [ref. 3195], Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:62 [ref. 881]). •Synonym of Sciadonus Garman 1899 -- (Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1171 [ref. 13677] based on placement of type species, Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2018:177 [ref. 36002]). Current status: Synonym of Sciadonus Garman 1899. Bythitidae.

Lucifuga Poey [F.] 1858:95 Fem. Lucifuga subterraneus Poey 1858. Type by monotypy. Genus specifically regarded ("sustantivo masculino") as masculine by Poey (p. 95), but gender is feminine. •Valid as Lucifuga Poey 1858 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:54 [ref. 881], Vergara R. 1980 [ref. 5201], Nalbant 1981:185 [ref. 8567], Díaz Pérez 1988:37 [ref. 17657], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 122 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Møller et al. 2006:26 [ref. 28699], Proudlove 2006:169 [ref. 28992], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Lucifuga Poey 1858. Bythitidae.

Megacataetyx Prokofiev [A. M.] 2005:121 Masc. Cataetyx niki Cohen 1981. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Megacataetyx Prokofiev 2005. Current status: Valid as Megacataetyx Prokofiev 2005. Bythitidae.

Melodichthys Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.] 1986:381 Masc. Melodichthys hadrocephalus Nielsen & Cohen 1986. Type by original designation. •Valid as Melodichthys Nielsen & Cohen 1986 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116, 124 [ref. 24448], Nielsen et al. 2004:40 [ref. 27738], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Melodichthys Nielsen & Cohen 1986. Bythitidae.

Meteoria Nielsen [J. G.] 1969:57 Fem. Meteoria erythrops Nielsen 1969. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Meteoria Nielsen 1969 -- (Nielsen 1972:52 [ref. 3196], Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:62 [ref. 881], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1169 [ref. 13677], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136, 139 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855]). Current status: Valid as Meteoria Nielsen 1969. Bythitidae.

Microbrotula Gosline [W. A.] 1953:218 Fem. Microbrotula rubra Gosline 1953. Type by original designation. •Valid as Microbrotula Gosline 1953 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:49 [ref. 881], Cohen & Wourms 1976 [ref. 7046], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:106 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Machida 2000:124 [ref. 25106], Anderson 2005:34 [ref. 28240], Hoese & Gates 2006:573 [ref. 28997], Anderson 2007:1 [ref. 29164], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:148 [ref. 31714], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2012:72 [ref. 32349], Møller & Nielsen 2015:734 [ref. 34260], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Microbrotula Gosline 1953. Bythitidae.

Myxocephalus Steindachner [F.] 1887:148 Masc. Myxocephalus japonicus Steindachner & Döderlein 1887. Type by monotypy. Also appeared as new in Steindachner & Döderlein 1887:281 [ref. 4249]. •Synonym of Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:47 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Nybelinella Nielsen [J. G.] 1972:53 Fem. Barathronus erikssoni Nybelin 1957. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Nybelinia Nielsen 1969, preoccupied by Nybelinia Poche 1925 in tapeworms. •Valid as Nybelinella Nielsen 1972 -- (Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1170 [ref. 13677], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136, 140 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855], Nielsen 2017:45 [ref. 35211], Mundy et al. 2017:[1] [ref. 35631]). Current status: Valid as Nybelinella Nielsen 1972. Bythitidae.

Nybelinia Nielsen [J. G.] 1969:22 Fem. Barathronus erikssoni Nybelin 1957. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Nybelinia Poche 1925 in tapeworms (see Whitley 1976:48 [ref. 4735]). Whitley intended a new genus and provided a new family name Roachiidae; Whitley's new generic names were removed by the editor (see p. 50). (The name Roachiidae is unavailable, not based on an available generic name.) •In the synonymy of Nybelinella Nielsen 1972, replacement for Nybelinia -- (Nielsen 1973:555 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:62 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136 [ref. 24448], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Nybelinella Nielsen 1972. Bythitidae.

Oculospinus Koefoed [E.] 1927:139 Masc. Oculospinus brevis Koefoed 1927. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Oculospinus Koefoed 1927 -- (Nielsen 1973:551 [ref. 6885]). •Synonym of Cataetyx Günther 1887 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:46 [ref. 881], Hureau & Nielsen 1981:25 [ref. 5438], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1154 [ref. 13677], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448]). Current status: Synonym of Cataetyx Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Oligopodus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:511 Masc. Coryphaena velifera Pallas 1770. Type by monotypy. Spelled Oligopus by Risso 1810 [ref. 3755], but species included by Risso are in a different family; Oligopus Risso regarded as available by Cohen 1964 [ref. 5145] with different type than Oligopodus Lacepède (contrary to Art. 33.2.3); if Oligopus Risso is an unjustified emendation of Oligopodus then it is automatically a junior objective synonym of Oligopodus. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:159 (vol. 7) [ref. 30473]. •Synonym of Pteraclis Gronow 1772 -- (Mead 1973:388 [ref. 7199]). •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:102 [ref. 24448], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944]). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Oligopus Risso [A.] 1810:141 Masc. Coryphaena velifera Pallas 1770. Type by being a replacement name. Apparently an unjustified emendation (or incorrect subsequent spelling) of Oligopodus Lacepède 1800 and type is as above (not Oligopus ater Risso 1810); Cohen's 1964:4-5 [ref. 6891] interpretation apparently incorrect. •Synonym of Pteraclis in family Bramidae. •Wrongly treated as valid in another family -- (Cohen 1964 [ref. 6891], Nielsen 1973:551 [ref. 6885], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:49 [ref. 881], Machida in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753]). •See Grammonus Gill 1896. •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944]). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Parabrotula Zugmayer [E.] 1911:10 Fem. Parabrotula plagiophthalmus Zugmayer 1911. Type by monotypy. Also appeared in Zugmayer 1911 (Dec.):129 [ref. 4846]. Often placed in its own family Parabrotulidae (including also Leucobrotula), with possible affinities with the Aphyonidae, e.g., by Nielsen and by Anderson. •Valid as Parabrotula Zugmayer 1911 -- (Nielsen 1973:548 [ref. 6885], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1151 [ref. 13677], Anderson 1986:343 [ref. 5633], Nielsen et al. 1990:437 [ref. 19090], Kimura et al. 1990 [ref. 19556], Miya & Nielsen 1991 [ref. 19093], Hoese 2006:577 [ref. 28998], Campbell et al. 2017:337 [ref. 35124] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Parabrotula Zugmayer 1911. Bythitidae.

Paraphyonus Nielsen [J. G.] 2015:329 Masc. Paraphyonus iselini Nielsen 2015. Type by original designation. •Valid as Paraphyonus Nielsen 2015 -- (Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855], Fricke et al. 2018:85 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Paraphyonus Nielsen 2015. Bythitidae.

Parasaccogaster Nielsen [J. G.], Schwarzhans [W.] & Cohen [D. M.] 2012:26 Masc. Saccogaster normae Cohen & Nielsen 1972. Type by original designation. •Valid as Parasaccogaster Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Cohen 2012 -- (Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Parasaccogaster Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Cohen 2012. Bythitidae.

Parasciadonus Nielsen [J. G.] 1984:39 Masc. Parasciadonus brevibrachium Nielsen 1984. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Parasciadonus Nielsen 1984 -- (Nielsen 1997:79 [ref. 23255], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:141 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1985 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:222 [ref. 34855]). Current status: Valid as Parasciadonus Nielsen 1984. Bythitidae.

Petrotyx Heller [E.] & Snodgrass [R. E.] 1903:222 Masc. Petrotyx hopkinsi Heller & Snodgrass 1903. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass 1903 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:37 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:49 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:84 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:969 [ref. 27008], Nielsen et al. 2006:15 [ref. 28732], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:778 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass 1903. Bythitidae.

Pseudonus Garman [S.] 1899:169 Masc. Pseudonus acutus Garman 1899. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Pseudonus Garman 1899 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:50 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 107 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2011:59 [ref. 31293], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Pseudonus Garman 1899. Bythitidae.

Pteridium De Filippi [F.] & Vérany [G. B.] 1857:195 [11] Neut. Oligopus ater Risso 1810. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Apparently not an original description, but ater included in Pteridium Scopoli following Swainson. Verater Jordan 1919 proposed as a substitute for Pteridium De Filippi & Vérany [also as a substitute for Gadopsis]. Bythitidae.

Saccogaster Alcock [A. W.] 1889:389 Fem. Saccogaster maculata Alcock 1889. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Saccogaster Alcock 1889 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1972:445 [ref. 7606], Cohen & Nielsen 1972 [ref. 7606], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:50 [ref. 881], Cohen 1981 [ref. 5586], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:101 [ref. 6441], Cohen 1987 [ref. 6040], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 108 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 1999:1984 [ref. 24753], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Hoese & Gates 2006:574 [ref. 28997], Nielsen et al. 2012:7 [ref. 32315], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Fricke et al. 2018:85 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Saccogaster Alcock 1889. Bythitidae.

Sarcocara (subgenus of Diplacanthopoma) Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliff 1913:167 Neut. Diplacanthopoma (Sarcocara) brunnea Smith & Radcliffe 1913. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:47 [ref. 881], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Diplacanthopoma Günther 1887. Bythitidae.

Sciadonus Garman [S.] 1899:171 Masc. Sciadonus pedicellaris Garman 1899. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Sciadonus Garman 1899 -- (Nielsen 1969:62 [ref. 3195], Nielsen & Eagle 1974:1071 [ref. 7525], Cohen & Nielsen 1978:62 [ref. 881], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1171 [ref. 13677], Pequeño 1989:49 [ref. 14125], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:136, 142 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:976 [ref. 27009], Nielsen & Møller 2008:42 [ref. 29803], Nielsen & Møller 2015:738 [ref. 34259], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae, Nielsen 2016:215 [ref. 34855], Nielsen 2018:177 [ref. 36002]). Current status: Valid as Sciadonus Garman 1899. Bythitidae.

Stygicola Gill [T. N.] 1863:252 Masc. Lucifuga dentatus Poey 1858. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Lucifuga Poey 1858 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:54 [ref. 881], Nalbant 1981:186 [ref. 8567], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:116 [ref. 24448], Nielsen in Reis et al. 2003:507 [ref. 27061], Møller et al. 2006:26 [ref. 28699], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Lucifuga Poey 1858. Bythitidae.

Stygnobrotula Böhlke [J. E.] 1957:1 Fem. Stygnobrotula latebricola Böhlke 1957. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Stygnobrotula Böhlke 1957 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:51 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96, 110 [ref. 24448], Nielsen 2003:974 [ref. 27009], Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2011:147 [ref. 31714], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Stygnobrotula Böhlke 1957. Bythitidae.

Thermichthys Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.] 2005:395 Masc. Bythites hollisi Cohen, Rosenblatt & Moser 1990. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Replacement name for Gerhardia Nielsen & Cohen 2002, preoccupied. •Valid as Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen 2005 -- (Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Thermichthys Nielsen & Cohen 2005. Bythitidae.

Timorichthys Nielsen [J. G.] & Schwarzhans [W.] 2011:143 Masc. Timorichthys disjunctus Nielsen & Schwarzhans 2011. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Timorichthys Nielsen & Schwarzhans 2011 -- (Nielsen et al. 2013:1 [ref. 32315], Nielsen et al. 2013:1 [ref. 32723], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Timorichthys Nielsen & Schwarzhans 2011. Bythitidae.

Tuamotuichthys Møller [P. R.], Schwarzhans [W.] & Nielsen [J. G.] 2004:146 Masc. Tuamotuichthys bispinosus Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2004. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Tuamotuichthys Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2004 -- (Nielsen et al. 2006:169 [ref. 29169], Nielsen & Møller 2008:34 [ref. 29803], Nielsen et al. 2012:1 [ref. 32315], Møller & Nielsen 2015:735 [ref. 34260], Carnevale & Johnson 2015:779 [ref. 34391], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Valid as Tuamotuichthys Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen 2004. Bythitidae.

Verater Jordan [D. S.] 1919:265 Masc. Oligopus ater Risso 1810. Type by being a replacement name. This name technically used first by Jordan 1919 (Apr.) as a replacement for Pteridium De Filippi & Vernay 1859. See account of Grammonus Gill 1896. •Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896 -- (Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Verater Jordan [D. S.] 1919:343 Masc. Oligopus ater Risso 1810. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Pteridium De Filippi & Verany 1859, apparently not an original description but inclusion of a species in Pteridium Scopoli 1777 following Swainson. Apparently Verater may stand with type as O. ater. See also second entry for Verater Jordan 1919. •Objective synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896; also see account of Oligopus Risso 1810 -- (Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Grammonus Gill 1896. Bythitidae.

Xenobythites Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1913:173 Masc. Xenobythites armiger Smith & Radcliffe 1913. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Bellottia Giglioli 1883 -- (Cohen & Nielsen 1978:45 [ref. 881], Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:96 [ref. 24448], Nielsen et al. 2009:46 [ref. 30092], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae). Current status: Synonym of Bellottia Giglioli 1883. Bythitidae.