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Genera in the family or subfamily Esocidae: [ 8 ] records


Esox Linnaeus [C.] 1758:313 Masc. Esox lucius Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Exos Nardo 1847:col. 127 [ref. 17994] is regarded as a misspelling. Spelled Esok by Ascanius 1767:37 [ref. 30153]. Type designated by Jordan & Gilbert 1883:352 [ref. 2476]. On Official List (Opinion 92, Direction 56). •Valid as Esox Linnaeus 1758 -- (Crossman 1978:15 [ref. 6974], Martin 1984:140 [ref. 13639], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:231 [ref. 21581], Ráb & Crossman 1994:1951 [ref. 22739], Bogutskaya & Naseka 1996:14 [ref. 22798], Popova 1998:52 [ref. 23588], López et al. 2000:429 [ref. 24455], Sideleva 2001:47 [ref. 26181], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:143 [ref. 25968], Sideleva 2003:12 [ref. 27815], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:124 [ref. 28183], Grande et al. 2004:743 [ref. 28936] with subgenera, Scharpf 2006:21 [ref. 30386], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:342 [ref. 29996], Minckley & Marsh 2009:101 [ref. 31114], Lucentini et al. 2011:1 [ref. 31658], Bianco & Delmastro 2011:7 [ref. 31648], Denys et al. 2014:xx [ref. 33448], Parin et al. 2014:142 [ref. 33547], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:891 [ref. 34062], Zhang et al. 2016:190 [ref. 34477], Dyldin & Orlov 2016:672 [ref. 34853], Esmaeili et al. 2017:78 [ref. 35254], Esmaeili et al. 2018:58 [ref. 36089], Fricke et al. 2018:64 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Kenoza (subgenus of Lucius) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:625, 626 Fem. Esox americanus Gmelin 1789. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type by use of name in parentheses; type designated as Esox lucius var. americanus. For purposes of the type species, the variety americanus is raised to species level; type not lucius. •Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subgenus Kenozoa as described -- (Crossman 1978:20 [ref. 6974], Grande et al. 2004:743 [ref. 28936]). Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Lucius Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Klein) 1792:587 Masc. Not available, published in a part of work rejected for nomenclatural purposes in Opinion 21 (1938). Based on Klein 1749:73 [ref. 30141]. •In the synonymy of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Lucius Garsault [F. A. P. de] 1764:Pl. 664 Masc. Esox lucius Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:24 [ref. 2407]. Text in 1765 on p. 407. •Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Lucius Klein [J. T.] 1776:506 Masc. Not available, published in a work that does not conform to the principle of binominal nomenclature. •In the synonymy of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Lucius Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:59 Masc. Esox lucius Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Appeared without included species but clearly established for E. lucius. Earliest to technically add species or fix type species is unclear, dates at least to Jordan & Evermann 1896:625 [ref. 2443]. •In the synonymy of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Mascalongus (subgenus of Esox) Jordan [D. S.] 1878:92 Masc. Esox nobilior Thompson 1850. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.

Picorellus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:165 Masc. Esox vittatus Rafinesque 1818. Also in Rafinesque 1820:70 (Dec.) [ref. 3592]. Based on a drawing in Rafinesque's notebook; apparently mythical (Jordan & Evermann 1896:625 [ref. 2443]). •Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Esox Linnaeus 1758. Esocidae.