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Genera in the family or subfamily Clinidae: [ 47 ] records


Bipennata de Buen [F.] 1926:76 Fem. As a "grupo" for 1 species of Cristiceps. Not available on basis of Art. 1.3.5 [see de Buen's definition of "grupo" on p. 11]; see Appendix A in Eschmeyer 1990 [ref. 20647]. •In the synonymy of Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836. Current status: Synonym of Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836. Clinidae.

Blakea Steindachner [F.] 1876:196 Fem. Myxodes elegans Cooper 1864. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Blakea Grote 1875 in Lepidoptera; apparently not replaced. •Synonym of Gibbonsia Cooper 1864 -- (Hubbs 1952:116 [ref. 2252]). Current status: Synonym of Gibbonsia Cooper 1864. Clinidae.

Blenniculus Facciolà [L.] 1911:286 Masc. Blennius variabilis Rafinesque 1810. Apparently an overlooked name. Available; based upon the species described with the name of "Blennius variabilis da Rafinesque e di Blennius argenteus da Risso" -- regarded as one species with a synonym, so type by monotypy. Apparently an objective synonym of Clinitrachus Swainson 1839 based on treatment of variabilis and argenteus by Wheeler 1973:530 [ref. 7190]. Current status: Synonym of Clinitrachus Swainson 1839. Clinidae.

Blennioclinus Gill [T. N.] 1860:103 Masc. Clinus brachycephalus Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Blennioclinus Gill 1860 -- (Penrith 1969:87 [ref. 20726], Smith 1986:759 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Blennioclinus Gill 1860. Clinidae.

Blenniomimus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:539 Masc. Clinus taurus Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712]). Current status: Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816. Clinidae.

Blennophis Swainson [W.] 1839:75, 182, 276 Masc. Clinus anguillaris Valenciennes 1836. Type by original designation. "Type" given on p. 75 (also designated by Swain 1882:278 [ref. 5966]). •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299]). •Valid as Blennophis Swainson 1839 -- (Smith 1986:759 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391] as Blenniophis, Holleman et al. 2012:831 [ref. 32284], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Blennophis Swainson 1839. Clinidae.

Breona Scott [E. O. G.] 1967:210 Masc. Breona greeni Scott 1967. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Sticharium Günther 1867 -- (George & Springer 1980:27 [ref. 6935]). Current status: Synonym of Sticharium Günther 1867. Clinidae.

Caboclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1966:73 Masc. Clinus robustus Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712]). Current status: Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816. Clinidae.

Cancelloxus Smith [J. L. B.] 1961:355 Masc. Cancelloxus burrelli Smith 1961. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Cancelloxus Smith 1961 -- (Penrith 1969:99 [ref. 20726], Smith 1986:760 [ref. 5712], Heemstra & Wright 1986 [ref. 5997], Prochazka & Griffiths 1991 [ref. 19345], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Cancelloxus Smith 1961. Clinidae.

Cirrhibarbis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:406 Masc. Cirrhibarbis capensis Valenciennes 1836. Type by monotypy. Appeared first as "Les Cirribarbes" in Cuvier 1829:239 [ref. 995], without species. •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299]). •Valid as Cirrhibarbis Valenciennes 1836 -- (Smith 1986:760 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391] as Cirribarbis, Holleman et al. 2012:831 [ref. 32284]). Current status: Valid as Cirrhibarbis Valenciennes 1836. Clinidae.

Climacoporus Barnard [K. H.] 1935:645 Masc. Climacoporus navalis Barnard 1935. Type by monotypy. Wrongly as Nemacoclinus in Smith 1937:195 [ref. 6553]. •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299]). •Valid as Climacoporus Barnard 1935 -- (Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Holleman et al. 2012:831 [ref. 32284]). Current status: Valid as Climacoporus Barnard 1935. Clinidae.

Clinitrachus Swainson [W.] 1839:75, 182, 276 Masc. Blennius variabilis Rafinesque 1810. Type by original designation. Description on p. 75, with type as "Blennius variabilis Raf." (also see footnote, p. 75), type not superciliosus as designated by Swain 1882:278 [ref. 5966]; based on 2 included species on Swainson p. 276. Clinetrachus and Clinotrachys are misspellings. •Valid as Clinitrachus Swainson 1839 -- (Wheeler 1973:530 [ref. 7190], Springer 1970:432 [ref. 21759], Wirtz & Zander in Whitehead et al. 1986:1117 [ref. 13677], Stepien 1992:377 [ref. 19863], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:57 [ref. 36649]). Current status: Valid as Clinitrachus Swainson 1839. Clinidae.

Clinoides Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908:98 Masc. Proposed for non-crested species of Clinus in South Africa; from key (p. 111) this would include 14 species. Type apparently not yet designated. Current status: Uncertain. Clinidae.

Clinoporus Barnard [K. H.] 1927:74 Masc. Clinus biporosus Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also appeared in Barnard 1927 (Oct.):864 [ref. 194]. •Valid as Clinoporus Barnard 1927 -- (Penrith 1969:92 [ref. 20726], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Clinoporus Barnard 1927. Clinidae.

Clinus Cuvier [G.] 1816:251 Masc. Blennius acuminatus Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Swainson 1839:75 [ref. 4303]. See Smith 1966:72 [ref. 4140] for discussion of type designation. •Valid as Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Holleman et al. 2012:827 [ref. 32284], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Clinus Cuvier 1816. Clinidae.

Cologrammus Gill [T. N.] 1893:119, 124 Masc. Sticharium flavescens Hutton 1872. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Cologrammus Gill 1893 -- (Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Stewart & Struthers 2015:1525 [ref. 34300]). Current status: Valid as Cologrammus Gill 1893. Clinidae.

Cristiceps Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:402 Neut. Cristiceps australis Valenciennes 1836. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836 -- (Hoese 1976:52 [ref. 7338], Gomon et al. 1994:741 [ref. 22532], Larson 2001:3537 [ref. 26289], Hoese & Rennis 2006:21 [ref. 28927], Hoese 2006:1530 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:697 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286], Stewart & Struthers 2015:1526 [ref. 34300]). Current status: Valid as Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836. Clinidae.

Ericentrus Gill [T. N.] 1893:119, 123 Masc. Sticharium rubrum Hutton 1872. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Ericentrus Gill 1893 -- (Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Stewart & Struthers 2015:1527 [ref. 34300]). Current status: Valid as Ericentrus Gill 1893. Clinidae.

Eucentronotus Ogilby [J. D.] 1898:294 Masc. Eucentronotus zietzi Ogilby 1898. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Peronedys Steindachner 1883 -- (George & Springer 1980:24 [ref. 6935]). Current status: Synonym of Peronedys Steindachner 1883. Clinidae.

Fucomimus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:544 Masc. Clinus mus Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Pavoclinus Smith 1945 -- (Penrith 1969:68 [ref. 20726]). •Valid as Fucomimus Smith 1946 -- (Smith 1986:765 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Fucomimus Smith 1946. Clinidae.

Gibbonsia Cooper [J. G.] 1864:109 Fem. Myxodes elegans Cooper 1864. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Gibbonsia Cooper 1864 -- (Hubbs 1952:116 [ref. 2252], Springer 1970:432 [ref. 21759], Stepien et al. 1988 [ref. 6384], Stepien & Rosenblatt 1991:892 [ref. 19864], Stepien 1992:377 [ref. 19863], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Gibbonsia Cooper 1864. Clinidae.

Gynutoclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:545 Masc. Clinus rotundifrons Barnard 1937. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Gynutoclinus Smith 1946 -- (Penrith 1969:93 [ref. 20726]). •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712]). Current status: Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816. Clinidae.

Heteroclinus Castelnau [F. L.] 1872:247 Masc. Heteroclinus adelaidae Castelnau 1872. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872 -- (Hoese 1976 [ref. 7338], Gomon et al. 1994:744 [ref. 22532], Larson 2001:3537 [ref. 26289], Hoese & Rennis 2006:21 [ref. 28927], Hoese 2006:1531 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:700 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872. Clinidae.

Heterostichus Girard [C. F.] 1854:143 Masc. Heterostichus rostratus Girard 1854. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Heterostichus Girard 1854 -- (Hubbs 1952:111 [ref. 2252], Springer 1970:432 [ref. 21759], Stepien & Rosenblatt 1991:892 [ref. 19864], Stepien 1992:377 [ref. 19863], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Heterostichus Girard 1854. Clinidae.

Labroclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:544 Masc. Cristiceps mentalis Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation. •Valid as Labroclinus Smith 1946 -- (Penrith 1969:67 [ref. 20726]). •Synonym of Pavoclinus Smith 1946, but a valid subgenus Labroclinus -- (Smith 1986:766 [ref. 5712]). Current status: Synonym of Pavoclinus Smith 1946. Clinidae.

Lepidoblennius Sauvage [H.-E.] 1874:337 Masc. Lepidoblennius caledonicus Sauvage 1874. Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Lepidoblennius Steindachner 1867 in fishes, replaced by Sauvagea Jordan & Seale 1906. •Synonym of Springeratus Shen 1971 -- (Hoese 2006:1538 [ref. 28988]). Current status: Synonym of Springeratus Shen 1971. Clinidae.

Muraenoclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:538 Masc. Clinus dorsalis Bleeker 1859. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299]). •Valid as Muraenoclinus Smith 1946 -- (Smith 1986:766 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Holleman et al. 2012:831 [ref. 32284], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Muraenoclinus Smith 1946. Clinidae.

Myxodes Cuvier [G.] 1829:238 Masc. Myxodes viridis Valenciennes 1836. Type by subsequent designation. Appeared first without species; several species included by Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:397 [ref. 1005]. Type by subsequent designation, possibly first by Jordan 1917:129 [ref. 2407]. Mixodes is a misspelling. •Valid as Myxodes Cuvier 1829 -- (Hubbs 1952:108 [ref. 2252], Springer 1970:432 [ref. 21759], Stephens & Springer 1974 [ref. 7149], Stepien 1992:377 [ref. 19863], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397]). Current status: Valid as Myxodes Cuvier 1829. Clinidae.

Nemacoclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1937:195 Masc. Not available; based on text and contents (p. 167) this is an obvious error for Climacoporus and not a replacement name or new genus. •In the synonymy of Climacoporus Barnard 1935 -- (Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299]). Current status: Synonym of Climacoporus Barnard 1935. Clinidae.

Neoblennius Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:26 Masc. Neoblennius fasciatus Castelnau 1875. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Neoblennius Castelnau 1875 -- (Hoese 1976:52 [ref. 7338], George & Springer 1980:7 [ref. 6935]). •Synonym of Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872 -- (based on recent placement of the type species). Current status: Synonym of Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872. Clinidae.

Neogunellus Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:27 Masc. Neogunellus sulcatus Castelnau 1875. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Ophiclinus Castelnau 1872 -- (George & Springer 1980:12 [ref. 6935]). Current status: Synonym of Ophiclinus Castelnau 1872. Clinidae.

Ophiclinops Whitley [G. P.] 1932:348 Masc. Ophiclinus pardalis McCulloch & Waite 1918. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Misspelled Ophioclinops in Zoological Record for 1932. •Valid as Ophiclinops Whitley 1932 -- (George & Springer 1980:9 [ref. 6935], Gomon et al. 1994:765 [ref. 22532], Hoese 2006:1535 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:715 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Ophiclinops Whitley 1932. Clinidae.

Ophiclinus Castelnau [F. L.] 1872:246 Masc. Ophiclinus antarcticus Castelnau 1872. Type by monotypy. Spelled Ophioclinus by Castelnau 1873:69 [ref. 758]. •Valid as Ophiclinus Castelnau 1872 -- (George & Springer 1980:12 [ref. 6935], Gomon et al. 1994:767 [ref. 22532], Hoese 2006:1536 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:717 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:12 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Ophiclinus Castelnau 1872. Clinidae.

Ophthalmolophus Gill [T. N.] 1860:104 Masc. Clinus latipennis Valenciennes 1836. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816 -- (Penrith 1969:14 [ref. 20726], Bennett 1983 [ref. 5299], Smith 1986:761 [ref. 5712]). Current status: Synonym of Clinus Cuvier 1816. Clinidae.

Paracristiceps Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1939:321 Neut. Cristiceps filifer Steindachner 1864. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Treated as in the genus Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836 (Shen 1971:697 [ref. 4017]), but Shen indicated that filifer may not even be a clinid; type specimens of filifer were lost. Current status: Uncertain. Clinidae.

Pavoclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1946:545 Masc. Clinus pavo Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation. •Valid as Pavoclinus Smith 1946 -- (Penrith 1969:67 [ref. 20726], Christensen 1978 [ref. 8946], Smith 1986:766 [ref. 5712], Heemstra & Wright 1986:6 [ref. 5997], Zsilavecz 2001:1 [ref. 26627], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Lin & Hastings 2013:3 [ref. 33286]). Current status: Valid as Pavoclinus Smith 1946. Clinidae.

Peronedys Steindachner [F.] 1883:196 Fem. Peronedys anguillaris Steindachner 1883. Type by monotypy. Appeared first as above in abstract to ref. 4234. Also appeared in Steindachner 1884:1083 [ref. 4234]. •Valid as Peronedys Steindachner 1883 -- (George & Springer 1980:24 [ref. 6935], Gomon et al. 1994:772 [ref. 22532], Hoese 2006:1537 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:720 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:12 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Peronedys Steindachner 1883. Clinidae.

Petraites Ogilby [J. D.] 1885:226 Masc. Petraites heptaeolus Ogilby 1885. Type by subsequent designation. Earliest type designation not researched; two included species. •Valid as Petraites Ogilby 1885 -- (Hoese 1976:52 [ref. 7338], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:294 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872. Current status: Synonym of Heteroclinus Castelnau 1872. Clinidae.

Phillippsichthys Whitley [G. P.] 1937:143 Masc. Auchenopterus aysoni Hector 1902. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836. Current status: Synonym of Cristiceps Valenciennes 1836. Clinidae.

Ribeiroclinus Pinto [S. Y.] 1965:15 Masc. Ribeiroclinus santanensis Pinto 1965. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Ribeiroclinus Pinto 1965 -- (Springer 1970:430 [ref. 21759], see Stephens & Springer 1974:4 [ref. 7149], Stepien 1992:377 [ref. 19863], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391], Hastings 2009:101 [ref. 30397]). Current status: Valid as Ribeiroclinus Pinto 1965. Clinidae.

Sauvagea Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906:420 Fem. Lepidoblennius caledonicus Sauvage 1874. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Lepidoblennius Sauvage 1874, preoccupied by Lepidoblennius Steindachner 1867 in fishes •Synonym of Springeratus Shen 1971 -- (Hoese 2006:1538 [ref. 28988]). Current status: Synonym of Springeratus Shen 1971. Clinidae.

Scleropteryx Waite [E. R.] 1906:209 Fem. Ophioclinus devisi Ogilby 1894. Type by original designation. Appeared first as a "Museum name" credited to De Vis and mentioned in synonymy of Ophiclinus Castelnau by Ogilby 1894:372 [ref. 3267]; published in an available way as above. If regarded as a name first published in synonymy, then genus dates to Ogilby 1893. •Synonym of Peronedys Steindachner 1883 -- (George & Springer 1980:24 [ref. 6935]). Current status: Synonym of Peronedys Steindachner 1883. Clinidae.

Smithichthys Hubbs [Clark L.] 1952:107 Masc. Clinus fucorum Gilchrist & Thompson 1908. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Pavoclinus Smith 1945 -- (Penrith 1969:68 [ref. 20726]). •Valid as Smithichthys Hubbs 1952 -- (Smith 1986:768 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Smithichthys Hubbs 1952. Clinidae.

Springeratus Shen [S.-C.] 1971:700 Masc. Clinus xanthosoma Bleeker 1857. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Springeratus Shen 1971 -- (Fraser 1972 [ref. 7420], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:294 [ref. 6441], Larson 2001:3537 [ref. 26289], Hoese & Rennis 2006:21 [ref. 28927], Hoese 2006:1538 [ref. 28988], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Springeratus Shen 1971. Clinidae.

Sticharium Günther [A.] 1867:63 Neut. Sticharium dorsale Günther 1867. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Sticharium Günther 1867 -- (George & Springer 1980:27 [ref. 6935], Gomon et al. 1994:773 [ref. 22532], Hoese 2006:1538 [ref. 28988], Hoese et al. 2008:721 [ref. 30657], Hastings & Springer 2009:12 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Sticharium Günther 1867. Clinidae.

Xenopoclinops (subgenus of Xenopoclinus) Smith [J. L. B.] 1961:352, 354 Masc. Xenopoclinus (Xenopoclinops) leprosus Smith 1961. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Xenopoclinus Smith 1948. Current status: Synonym of Xenopoclinus Smith 1948. Clinidae.

Xenopoclinus Smith [J. L. B.] 1948:732 Masc. Xenopoclinus kochi Smith 1948. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Xenopoclinus Smith 1948 -- (Penrith 1969:99 [ref. 20726], Smith 1986:768 [ref. 5712], Hastings & Springer 2009:11 [ref. 30391]). Current status: Valid as Xenopoclinus Smith 1948. Clinidae.