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Genera in the family or subfamily Exocoetidae: [ 24 ] records


Abeichthys (subgenus of Cheilopogon) Parin [N. V.] 1961:171 Masc. Exocoetus agoo Temminck & Schlegel 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Not Abeichthys McCulloch, a misspelling of Abcichthys. •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 -- (Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Amustotrogon (subgenus of Cheilopogon) Shakhovskoy [I. B.] & Parin [N. V.] 2019:6 Masc. Cypselurus formosus Kotthaus 1969. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841, but a valid subgenus as described. Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Cheilopogon Lowe [R. T.] 1841:38 Masc. Cypselurus pulchellus Lowe 1841. Type by subsequent monotypy. Name published in synonymy of Cypselurus Swainson; first use as an available name before 1961 and type designation not researched, thought to be Lowe 1841. Spelled Chilopogon by Woods & Schultz in Schultz et al. 1953:177 [ref. 3975]. •Valid as Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 -- (Parin 1973:264 [ref. 7191], Collette et al. 1984:337 [ref. 11422], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:613 [ref. 13676], Heemstra & Parin 1986:392 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:331 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:384 [ref. 22532], Parin & Belyanina 1996:753 [ref. 24664], Parin 1999:2165 [ref. 24786], Parin 2003:1119 [ref. 27018], Paxton et al. 2006:724 [ref. 29073], Gomon 2008:403 [ref. 30616], Parin 2009:271 [ref. 30171], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:35 [ref. 36649], Parin & Bogorodsky 2011:658 [ref. 31581], Parin et al. 2014:193 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Struthers 2015:956 [ref. 34274], Motomura et al. 2017:64 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:102 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:41 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:77 [ref. 36673], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Valid as Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Cypselurus Swainson [W.] 1838:299 Masc. Exocoetus appendiculatus Wood 1825 (Cypselurus comatus (Mitchill 1815)). Type by monotypy. In 1838:299 as genus Cypsilurus and type by monotypy; then 1839:187 and 296 [ref. 4303] as Cypsilurus subgenus of Exocoetus. Spelled Cypsilurus 5 times (including index) by Swainson, but ICZN (Opinion 26) ruled that this was in error for Cypselurus. •Valid as Cypselurus Swainson 1838 -- (Parin 1960:208 [ref. 13299], Gibbs & Staiger 1970 [ref. 7741], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:80 [ref. 6441], Heemstra & Parin 1986:393 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:333 [ref. 12442], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin 1999:2165 [ref. 24786], Parin 2003:1119 [ref. 27018], Paxton et al. 2006:727 [ref. 29073], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2010:559 [ref. 31020], Parin & Bogorodsky 2011:658 [ref. 31581], Parin et al. 2014:194 [ref. 33547], Motomura et al. 2017:65 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:103 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:41 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:77 [ref. 36673], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:52 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Valid as Cypselurus Swainson 1838. Exocoetidae.

Danichthys Bruun [A. F.] 1934:134 Masc. Exocoetus rondeletii Valenciennes 1847. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Prognichthys Breder 1928 -- (Parin 1960:258 [ref. 13299]). •Valid as Danichthys Bruun 1934 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:82 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Hirundichthys Breder 1928 -- (Parin 1973:265 [ref. 7191]). •Synonym of Hirundichthys Breder 1928, but a valid subgenus Danichthys -- (Heemstra & Parin 1986:394 [ref. 6293], Parin & Belyanina 2002:S24 [ref. 28438], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2013:117 [ref. 32656]). Current status: Synonym of Hirundichthys Breder 1928. Exocoetidae.

Eucypsilurus (subgenus of Cypsilurus) Bruun [A. F.] 1935:84 Masc. Exocoetus heterurus Rafinesque 1810. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Exocoetus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:316 Masc. Exocoetus volitans Linnaeus 1758. Type by monotypy. Spelled Exoceothus, Exocetus, Exocaetus, and Exococtus in early literature. •Valid as Exocoetus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Parin 1960:215 [ref. 13299], Parin 1973:263 [ref. 7191], Parin & Astakhov 1982:283 [ref. 26258], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:80 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:615 [ref. 13676], Heemstra & Parin 1986:394 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:333 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:386 [ref. 22532], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin 1999:2163 [ref. 24786], Parin & Shakhovskoy 2000:S32 [ref. 25770], Parin 2003:1118 [ref. 27018], Paxton et al. 2006:728 [ref. 29073], Gomon 2008:404 [ref. 30616], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:35 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:194 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Struthers 2015:960 [ref. 34274], Lewallen et al. 2017:1751 [ref. 35395], Fricke et al. 2018:103 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:77 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Exocoetus Linnaeus 1758. Exocoetidae.

Exonautes Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:322 Masc. Exocoetus exsiliens Linnaeus 1771. Type by original designation (name in parentheses). •Synonym of Hirundichthys Breder 1928 -- (Parin 1973:265 [ref. 7191]). Current status: Synonym of Hirundichthys Breder 1928. Exocoetidae.

Fodiator Jordan [D. S.] & Meek [S. E.] 1885:45 Masc. Exocoetus acutus Valenciennes 1847. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Fodiator Jordan & Meek 1885 -- (Parin & Astakhov 1982:283 [ref. 26258], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin & Belyanina 2002:293 [ref. 26169], Parin 2003:1117 [ref. 27018]). Current status: Valid as Fodiator Jordan & Meek 1885. Exocoetidae.

Halocypselus Weinland [D. F.] 1858:385 Masc. Halocypselus mesogaster Weinland 1858 (= Exocoetus evolans Linnaeus 1766). Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Exocoetus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Parin 1973:263 [ref. 7191], Parin & Shakhovskoy 2000:S32 [ref. 25770]). Current status: Synonym of Exocoetus Linnaeus 1758. Exocoetidae.

Hemiexocoetus Fowler [H. W.] 1901:293 Masc. Hemiexocoetus caudimaculatus Fowler 1901. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Fodiator Jordan & Meek 1885 -- (Parin & Belyanina 2002:294 [ref. 26169]) Current status: Synonym of Fodiator Jordan & Meek 1885. Exocoetidae.

Hirundichthys Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1928:14, 20 Masc. Exocoetus rubescens Rafinesque 1818. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Hirundichthys Breder 1928 -- (Parin 1973:265 [ref. 7191], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:82 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:617 [ref. 13676], Heemstra & Parin 1986:394 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:333 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:387 [ref. 22532], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin 1999:2164 [ref. 24786], Parin 2003:1120 [ref. 27018], Paxton et al. 2006:729 [ref. 29073], Gomon 2008:405 [ref. 30616], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:35 [ref. 36649], Parin & Bogorodsky 2011:658 [ref. 31581], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2013:117 [ref. 32656], Shakhovskov & Parin 2013:500 [ref. 32929], Parin et al. 2014:195 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Struthers 2015:962 [ref. 34274], Motomura et al. 2017:66 [ref. 35490], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:78 [ref. 36673], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Valid as Hirundichthys Breder 1928. Exocoetidae.

Hirundo Catesby [M.] 1771:8 Fem. Not available, published in a rejected work on Official Index (Opinion 89, Opinion 259). Exocoetidae.

Maculocoetus Whitley [G. P.] & Colefax [A. N.] 1938:287 Masc. Maculocoetus suttoni Whitley & Colefax 1938. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838 -- (Parin 1960:220 [ref. 13299]). •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 -- (Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Paracypselurus (subgenus of Cheilopogon) Parin [N. V.] 1961:167 Masc. Parexocoetus papilio Clark 1936. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 -- (Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Parexocoetoides Fowler [H. W.] 1944:420 Masc. Parexocoetoides vanderbilti Fowler 1944. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838. Current status: Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838. Exocoetidae.

Parexocoetus Bleeker [P.] 1865:126 Masc. Exocoetus mento Valenciennes 1847. Type by monotypy. A second species (Exocoetus acutus Valenciennes) somewhat doubtfully included. •Valid as Parexocoetus Bleeker 1865 -- (Parin 1960:212 [ref. 13299], Parin 1973:266 [ref. 7191], Parin & Astakhov 1982:283 [ref. 26258], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:80 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:618 [ref. 13676], Heemstra & Parin 1986:395 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:334 [ref. 12442], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin 1999:2163 [ref. 24786], Parin 2003:1117 [ref. 27018], Paxton et al. 2006:730 [ref. 29073], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:35 [ref. 36649], Fricke et al. 2018:103 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:41 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:78 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Parexocoetus Bleeker 1865. Exocoetidae.

Poecilocypsilurus (subgenus of Cypsilurus) Bruun [A. F.] 1935:84 Masc. Exocoetus callopterus Günther 1866. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838, but a valid subgenus Poecilocypsilurus as described -- (Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2010:559 [ref. 31020], Parin & Bogorodsky 2011:658 [ref. 31581], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838. Exocoetidae.

Procypsilurus (subgenus of Cypsilurus) Bruun [A. F.] 1935:84 Masc. Exocoetus exsiliens Linnaeus 1771. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841, but a valid subgenus Procypsilurus as described -- (Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Parin & Belyanina 1996:753 [ref. 24664], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Prognichthys Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1928:14, 20 Masc. Exocoetus gibbifrons Valenciennes 1847. Type by original designation. •Valid as Prognichthys Breder 1928 -- (Parin 1960:258 [ref. 13299], Collette et al. 1984:338 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:82 [ref. 6441], Heemstra & Parin 1986:395 [ref. 6293], Dasilao & Sasaki 1998:348 [ref. 23623], Parin 1999:294 [ref. 24867], Parin 1999:2164 [ref. 24786], Parin 2003:1118 [ref. 27018], Parin et al. 2014:195 [ref. 33547], Fricke et al. 2019:78 [ref. 36673], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Valid as Prognichthys Breder 1928. Exocoetidae.

Ptenichthys Müller [J.] 1843:312 Masc. Exocoetus furcatus Mitchill 1815. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1919:216 [ref. 2410]; type not initially named ("Exocoetus mit Barbfaden"). First addition of species not researched. •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 -- (Parin 1973:264 [ref. 7191]). •Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841, but a valid subgenus Ptenichthys -- (Collette et al. 1984:337 [ref. 11422], Parin 2009:271 [ref. 30171], Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:36 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilopogon Lowe 1841. Exocoetidae.

Ptenonotus Ogilby [J. D.] 1908:13 Masc. Exocoetus cirriger Peters 1877. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Type designated on p. 2. Current status: Uncertain. Exocoetidae.

Pterichthus Commerson [P.] in Lacepède 1803:403 (footnote) Masc. Exocoetus commersonnii Lacepède 1803. Not available. Commerson names in footnotes in this volume of Lacepède placed on Official Index of Rejected Works (see remarks under Opinion 89 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]). •In the synonymy of Exocoetus Linnaeus 1758. Exocoetidae.

Zonocypselurus (subgenus of Cypselurus) Parin [N. V.] & Bogorodsky [S. V.] 2011:658 Masc. Exocoetus hexazona Bleeker 1853. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Identity of the type species is dubious. •Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838, subgenus Poecilocypselurus Bruun 1935 -- (Shakhovskoy & Parin 2019:68 [ref. 36674]). Current status: Synonym of Cypselurus Swainson 1838. Exocoetidae.