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Genera in the family or subfamily Chaetodontidae: [ 55 ] records


Acanthotaurichthys (subgenus of Hemitaurichthys) Burgess [W. E.] 1978:218 Masc. Hemitaurichthys multispinus Burgess & Randall 1978 (= Hemitaurichthys multispinosus Randall 1975). Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type species given as Burgess and Randall and described as new on Burgess p. 218; species also described in 1975 by Randall alone as multispinosus. •Synonym of Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876, but a valid subgenus Acanthotaurichthys as described -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:462 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876 based on placement of type species -- (Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876. Chaetodontidae.

Amphichaetodon Burgess [W. E.] 1978:286 Masc. Amphichaetodon melbae Burgess & Caldwell 1978. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Johnrandallia Nalbant 1974 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:463 [ref. 6614]). •Valid as Amphichaetodon Burgess 1978 -- (Nalbant 1986:169 [ref. 6135], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1288 [ref. 29090], Trnski 2015:1300 [ref. 34198]). Current status: Valid as Amphichaetodon Burgess 1978. Chaetodontidae.

Anisochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884:54 Masc. Chaetodon auriga Forsskål 1775. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Evermann 1898:1672 [ref. 2444]. •Objective synonym of Linophora Kaup 1860. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Rabdophorus Swainson 1839 -- (Burgess 1978:578 [ref. 700]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Anisochaetodon based on placement of type species -- (Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Apporetochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:171 Masc. Chaetodon nigropunctatus Sauvage 1880. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, in subgenus Rabdophorus based on placement of type species -- (Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Aspilurochaetodon (subgenus of Rabdophorus) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:469 Masc. Chaetodon selene Bleeker 1853. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Bauchotia Nalbant [T. T.] 1965:585 Fem. Chaetodon (Oxychaetodon) marcellae Poll 1950. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Prognathodes Gill 1862 -- (Burgess 1978:314 [ref. 700]). •Synonym of Prognathodes Gill 1862 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:464 [ref. 6614], Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125] based on placement of type species). •Synonym of Prognathodes Gill 1862, but a valid subgenus Bauchotia -- (Nalbant 1986:168 [ref. 6135]). Current status: Synonym of Prognathodes Gill 1862. Chaetodontidae.

Burgessius (subgenus of Heterochaetodon) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:475 Masc. Chaetodon miliaris Quoy & Gaimard 1825. Type by original designation. Maugé & Bauchot included this subgenus in their new genus Heterochaetodon, including also Lepidochaetodon Bleeker 1876 as a subgenus; but Lepidochaetodon has priority over Heterochaetodon at the generic level. Type species needs research. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 based on placement of type species -- (Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Byssochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:171 Masc. Chaetodon robustus Günther 1860. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Chaetodon Linnaeus [C.] 1758:272 Masc. Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Gilbert 1883:614 [ref. 2476]. Chetodon of Bonnaterre 1788:79 [ref. 4940] and Rafinesque 1815:83 [ref. 3584] are incorrect subsequent spellings. Misspelled Choetodon by Anonymous [Cabrera, Pérez & Haenseler] 1817:4 [ref. 17319], see Graells 1887:178 [ref. 30438]. •Valid as Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Monod 1973:422 [ref. 7193], Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:183 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:470 [ref. 6614], Nalbant in Whitehead et al. 1986:914 [ref. 13676], Heemstra 1986:627 [ref. 5660], Nalbant 1986:169 [ref. 6135], Gomon et al. 1994:625 [ref. 22532], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:389 [ref. 24550], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Burgess 2003:1664 [ref. 27101], Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125] with subgenera, Parin 2003:S15 [ref. 28536], Allen et al. 2006:1288 [ref. 29090], Craig et al. 2008:159 [ref. 29754], Allen & Gomon 2008:608 [ref. 30653], Parin et al. 2014:376 [ref. 33547], Trnski 2015:1301 [ref. 34198], Motomura et al. 2017:167 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:234 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:108 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:177 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:181 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Chaetodontops (subgenus of Tetragonoptrus) Bleeker [P.] 1876:305 Masc. Chaetodon collare Bloch 1787. Type by original designation (also monotypic in ref. 448). Also appeared in Bleeker 1876:313 [ref. 451] and in 1876:Pl. 374 [ref. 6835] (earliest not determined). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Chaetodontops as described -- (Burgess 1978:518 [ref. 700]). •Valid as Chaetodontops Bleeker 1876 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:467 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Rabdophorus -- (Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Chelmon Cloquet [H.] 1817:369? Masc. Chaetodon rostratus Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Based on "Chelmons" Cuvier 1816:334 [ref. 993]. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:303 [ref. 448]. Spelled Chelmo by Oken 1817:1182 [ref. 3303]; see Gill 1903:966 [ref. 5768], also Chelmo Schinz 1822 and Chelmonus Jarocki 1822 (not investigated). •Valid as Chelmon Cloquet 1817 -- (Burgess 1978:114 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:182 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:460 [ref. 6614], Nalbant 1986:170 [ref. 6135], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1296 [ref. 29090], Fricke et al. 2019:190 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Chelmon Cloquet 1817. Chaetodontidae.

Chelmonops Bleeker [P.] 1876:304 Masc. Chaetodon truncatus Kner 1859. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Chelmonops Bleeker 1876 -- (Burgess 1978:142 [ref. 700], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:461 [ref. 6614], Kuiter 1986 [ref. 6020], Gomon et al. 1994:626 [ref. 22532], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1297 [ref. 29090], Allen & Gomon 2008:609 [ref. 30653]). Current status: Valid as Chelmonops Bleeker 1876. Chaetodontidae.

Citharoedus Kaup [J. J.] 1860:136, 141 Masc. Chaetodon meyeri Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated first by Bleeker 1876:305 [ref. 448], not ornatissimus as given by Jordan 1919:297 [ref. 4904]. •Valid as Citharoedus Kaup 1860 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:466 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Citharoedus -- (Burgess 1978:498 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Coradion Kaup [J. J.] 1860:137, 146 Neut. Chaetodon chrysozonus Cuvier 1831. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:304 [ref. 448]. •Valid as Coradion Kaup 1860 -- (Burgess 1978:151 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:186 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:461 [ref. 6614], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1297 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2017:168 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2019:190 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Coradion Kaup 1860. Chaetodontidae.

Corallochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Burgess [W. E.] 1978:474 Masc. Chaetodon trifasciatus Park 1797. Type by original designation. Corallochaetodon has priority over Mesochaetodon at the generic level. •Wrongly treated as a synonym of Mesochaetodon Maugé & Bauchot 1984, but as a valid subgenus Corallochaetodon -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:477 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Corallochaetodon as described -- (Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Diphreutes Cantor [T. E.] 1849:1141 [159] Masc. Chaetodon macrolepidotus Linnaeus 1758. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Heniochus Cuvier 1816, not preoccupied by Henioche Hübner 1816 in Lepidoptera. On page 159 of separate. •Objective synonym of Heniochus Cuvier 1816 -- (Burgess 1978:218 [ref. 700], Kottelat 2013:365 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Heniochus Cuvier 1816. Chaetodontidae.

Discochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Nalbant [T. T.] 1971:222 Masc. Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch 1787. Type by original designation. •Valid as Discochaetodon Nalbant 1971 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:466 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Discochaetodon as described -- (Burgess 1978:641 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Eteira Kaup [J. J.] 1860:137, 147 Fem. Chaetodon triangularis Rüppell 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1919:297 [ref. 2410]. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Megaprotodon Guichenot 1848 -- (Burgess 1978:415 [ref. 700]). •Synonym of Megaprotodon Guichenot 1848 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:464 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Exornator (subgenus of Chaetodon) Nalbant [T. T.] 1971:215 Masc. Chaetodon punctatofasciatus Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700]). •Valid as Exornator Nalbant 1971 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:473 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Exornator as described -- (Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Forcipiger Jordan [D. S.] & McGregor [E. A.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1670, 1671 Masc. Chaetodon longirostris Broussonet 1782. Type by original designation. Also appeared in Jordan & McGregor 1899:279 [ref. 2488]. •Valid as Forcipiger Jordan & McGregor 1898 -- (Burgess 1978:174 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:182 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:462 [ref. 6614], Heemstra 1986:630 [ref. 5660], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1298 [ref. 29090], Trnski 2015:1304 [ref. 34198], Fricke et al. 2018:240 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:110 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:191 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Forcipiger Jordan & McGregor 1898. Chaetodontidae.

Gonochaetodon (subgenus of Tetragonoptrus) Bleeker [P.] 1876:306 Masc. Chaetodon triangulum Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation (also monotypic [in ref. 448]). Also appeared in Bleeker 1876:314 [ref. 451] and 1876:Pl. 374 [ref. 6835] (earliest not established). Misspelled Gonoehaetodon in Zoological Record for 1876. •Synonym of Citharoedus Kaup 1860, but a valid subgenus Gonochaetodon as described -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:466 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Gonochaetodon as described -- (Burgess 1978:426 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Hemichaetodon (subgenus of Tetragonoptrus) Bleeker [P.] 1876:305 Masc. Chaetodon capistratus of Bloch (= Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus 1758). Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also appeared in Bleeker 1876:313 [ref. 451]. •Objective synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Heminigellus Nalbant [T. T.] 1984:239 Masc. Chaetodon tinkeri Schultz 1951. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Roaops Maugé & Bauchot 1984 -- (Nalbant 1986:163 [ref. 6135]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 based on placement of type species by current authors. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Hemitaurichthys Bleeker [P.] 1876:304 Masc. Chaetodon polylepis Bleeker 1857. Type by original designation (also monotypic [in ref. 448]). Also in Bleeker 1876:Pl. 378 [ref. 6835]. •Valid as Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876 -- (Burgess 1978:194 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:186 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:462 [ref. 6614], Heemstra 1986:631 [ref. 5660], Nalbant 1986:169 [ref. 6135], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1298 [ref. 29090], Fricke et al. 2018:240 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:191 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876. Chaetodontidae.

Heniochus Cuvier [G.] 1816:335 Masc. Chaetodon macrolepidotus Linnaeus 1758. Type confirmed by ICZN (Opinion 40). •Valid as Heniochus Cuvier 1816 -- (Burgess 1978:218 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:186 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:463 [ref. 6614], Heemstra 1986:631 [ref. 5660], Nalbant 1986:171 [ref. 6135], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1299 [ref. 29090], Kottelat 2013:365 [ref. 32989], Parin et al. 2014:376 [ref. 33547], Trnski 2015:1305 [ref. 34198], Motomura et al. 2017:168 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:240 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:110 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:191 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Heniochus Cuvier 1816. Chaetodontidae.

Heterochaetodon Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:474 Masc. Chaetodon assarius Waite 1905. Type by original designation. Also described as a new subgenus. Maugé & Bauchot included Lepidochaetodon Bleeker 1876 as a valid subgenus in their genus Heterochaetodon, but at the generic level, Lepidochaetodon has priority. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Johnrandallia Nalbant [T. T.] 1974:308 Fem. Sarothrodus nigrirostris Gill 1862. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Johnrandallia Nalbant 1974 -- (Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Valid as Johnrandallia Nalbant 1974. Chaetodontidae.

Lepidochaetodon (subgenus of Tetragonoptrus) Bleeker [P.] 1876:306 Masc. Chaetodon unimaculatus Bloch 1787. Type by original designation (also monotypic [in ref. 448]). Also in Bleeker 1876:Pls. 373, 375 [ref. 6835] (earliest not established). •Apparently incorrectly as a synonym of Heterochaetodon Maugé & Bauchot 1984:475 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:475 [ref. 6614] since Lepidochaetodon has priority). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Lepidochaetodon as described -- (Burgess 1978:636 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Linophora Kaup [J. J.] 1860:137, 155 Fem. Chaetodon auriga Forsskål 1775. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:306 [ref. 448]. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Rabdophorus Swainson 1839 -- (Burgess 1978:578 [ref. 700]). •Synonym of Rabdophorus Swainson 1839, but a valid subgenus Linophora -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:468 [ref. 6614]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Loa Jordan [D. S.] 1921:652 Fem. Loa excelsa Jordan 1921. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Loa Stiles 1902 in Nematoda, replaced by Roa Jordan 1923. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Roa Jordan 1923 -- (Burgess 1978:347 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Megaprotodon Guichenot [A.] 1848:12 Masc. Chaetodon bifascialis Cuvier 1829 (= Chaetodon trifascialis Quoy & Gaimard 1825). Type by subsequent designation. Two included species; earliest subsequent designation not researched. •Valid as Megaprotodon Guichenot 1848 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:464 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Megaprotodon -- (Burgess 1978:415 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Mesochaetodon Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:476 Masc. Chaetodon nippon Steindachner & Döderlein 1883. Type by original designation. Also described as a new monotypic subgenus. Maugé & Bauchot included in their new genus Mesochaetodon the genus Corallochaetodon Burgess 1978; but Corallochaetodon Burgess has priority over Mesochaetodon at the generic level. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Nalbantius Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:465 Masc. Chaetodon speculum Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Nesochaetodon (subgenus of Mesochaetodon) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:478 Masc. Chaetodon trichrous Günther 1874. Type by original designation (also monotypic). See account of Mesochaetodon; the new subgenus should have been described as a subgenus of Corallochaetodon Burgess 1978 and not a subgenus of Mesochaetodon. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Nox Nalbant [T. T.] 1986:169 Fem. Hemitaurichthys thompsoni Fowler 1923. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876. Current status: Synonym of Hemitaurichthys Bleeker 1876. Chaetodontidae.

Osteochromis Franz [V.] 1910:52 Masc. Osteochromis larvatus Franz 1910. Type by monotypy. Type not Chaetodon larvatus Cuvier 1831. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Oxychaetodon (subgenus of Tetragonoptrus) Bleeker [P.] 1876:306 Masc. Chaetodon lineolatus Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation (also monotypic [in ref. 448]). Also appeared in Bleeker 1876:314 [ref. 451] and 1876:Pl. 377 [ref. 6835] (earliest not determined). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Rabdophorus Swainson 1839 -- (Burgess 1978:578 [ref. 700]). •Synonym of Rabdophorus Swainson 1839 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:468 [ref. 6614]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Paracanthochaetodon Schmidt [P. Yu.] & Lindberg [G. U.] 1930:469 Masc. Paracanthochaetodon modestus Schmidt & Lindberg 1930. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, subgenus Roa Jordan 1923 -- (Burgess 1978:347 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Parachaetodon Bleeker [P.] 1874:371 Masc. Chaetodon oligacanthus Bleeker 1850. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Parachaetodon Bleeker 1874 -- (Burgess 1978:275 [ref. 700], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:186 [ref. 6441], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:463 [ref. 6614], Nalbant 1986:170 [ref. 6135], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Allen et al. 2006:1300 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2017:169 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2019:193 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Parachaetodon Bleeker 1874. Chaetodontidae.

Peterscottia Nalbant [T. T.] 1991:421 Fem. Chaetodon guyotensis Yamamoto & Tameka 1982. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Prognathodes Gill 1862 based on placement of the type species. Current status: Synonym of Prognathodes Gill 1862. Chaetodontidae.

Prognathodes Gill [T. N.] 1862:238 Masc. Chelmo pelta Günther 1860. Type by monotypy. As Prognathodus in Bleeker 1876 [ref. 448]. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Prognathodes -- (Burgess 1978:314 [ref. 700]). •Valid as Prognathodes Gill 1862 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:464 [ref. 6614], Nalbant 1986:168 [ref. 6135], Randall & De Bruin 1988 [ref. 6861], Nalbant 1995:498 [ref. 23190], Burgess 2001:62 [ref. 25030], Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Burgess 2003:1664 [ref. 27101], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Pyle & Kosaki 2016:137 [ref. 34720], Brown et al. 2019:178 [ref. 36444], Copus et al. 2019:125 [ref. 36622]). Current status: Valid as Prognathodes Gill 1862. Chaetodontidae.

Pseudochaetodon Burgess [W. E.] 1978:298 Masc. Sarothrodus nigrirostris Gill 1862. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Objective synonym of Johnrandallia Nalbant 1974 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:463 [ref. 6614]). Current status: Synonym of Johnrandallia Nalbant 1974. Chaetodontidae.

Rabdophorus (subgenus of Chaetodon) Swainson [W.] 1839:170, 211 Masc. Chaetodon ephippium Cuvier 1831. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Rabdophorus Swainson 1839 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:467 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Rabdophorus as described -- (Burgess 1978:578 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Rhombochaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Burgess [W. E.] 1978:390 Masc. Chaetodon mertensii Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Exornator Nalbant 1971 [but see Tifia Jordan 1922], but a valid subgenus Rhombochaetodon as described -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:474 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Roa Jordan [D. S.] 1923:63 Fem. Loa excelsa Jordan 1921. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Loa Jordan 1921, preoccupied by Loa Stiles 1905 in worms. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus -- (Burgess 1978:347 [ref. 700], Maugé & Bauchot 1984:471 [ref. 6614]). •Valid as Roa Jordan 1923 -- (Pyle 2001:3226 [ref. 26117], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Kuiter 2004:167 [ref. 27778], Allen et al. 2006:1301 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2017:169 [ref. 35490], Rocha et al. 2017:127 [ref. 35651], Golani & Fricke 2018:110 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Roa Jordan 1923. Chaetodontidae.

Roaops Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:476 Masc. Chaetodon burgessi Allen & Starck 1973. Type by original designation. •Valid as Roaops Maugé & Bauchot 1984 -- (Pyle 1988 [ref. 6613]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 but a valid subgenus Roaops -- (Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Sarothrodus Gill [T. N.] 1861:99 Masc. Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus 1758. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement (see footnote on p. 99) for Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. •Objective synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Strongylochaetodon (subgenus of Mesochaetodon) Maugé [A. L.] & Bauchot [R.] 1984:477 Masc. Chaetodon melannotus Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by original designation. See account of Mesochaetodon. Should have been described as a subgenus of Corallochaetodon Burgess 1978. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Taurichthys Cuvier [G.] 1829:192 Masc. Taurichthys varius Cuvier 1829. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1876:304 [ref. 448]. •Synonym of Heniochus Cuvier 1816 -- (Burgess 1978:218 [ref. 700], Kottelat 2013:365 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Heniochus Cuvier 1816. Chaetodontidae.

Tetrachaetodon (subgenus of Chaetodon) Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1936:53, 56 Masc. Chaetodon plebeius Cuvier 1831. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Megaprotodon Guichenot 1848 -- (Maugé & Bauchot 1984:465 [ref. 6614]). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Tetrachaetodon as described -- (Burgess 1978:446 [ref. 700], Smith et al. 2003:304 [ref. 27125]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Tetragonopterus Bleeker [P.] 1863:234 Masc. Bleeker adopted Tetragonoptrus of Klein (unavailable) in Chaetodontidae and used it in many publications in the 1860s (as Tetragonopterus, sometimes as Tetragonoptrus); above use may not be earliest, but genus can date to Bleeker. As published above with 17 species listed; type perhaps not yet established, not capistratus as listed by Jordan 1919:348 [ref. 4904] if above was first publication; Jordan & Evermann 1898:1672 [ref. 2444] designate striatus as type. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Tetragonopterus Cuvier 1816. •In the synonymy of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Tetragonoptrus Klein [J. T.] 1776:153 Not available, published in a work that does not conform to the principle of binominal nomenclature. Made available by Bleeker, apparently as Tetragonopterus. •In the synonymy of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Tetragonoptrus Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Klein) 1792:342 Masc. Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Apparently not available, non-binominal as appearing in Walbaum. Subsequent availability not researched. Fowler (MS) lists type as above, as designated by Bleeker 1876; see also Tetragonopterus Bleeker 1863. •In the synonymy of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Tholichthys Günther [A.] 1868:457 Masc. Tholichthys osseus Günther 1868. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758, based on a larva. Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.

Tifia Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Jordan 1922:60 Fem. Chaetodon corallicola Snyder 1904. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Maugé & Bauchot 1984:473 place Tifia in the synonymy of the much later Exornator Nalbant 1971. •Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Burgess 1978:653 [ref. 700]). Current status: Synonym of Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758. Chaetodontidae.