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Genera in the family or subfamily Melanotaeniidae: [ 22 ] records


Aida Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:10 Fem. Aida inornata Castelnau 1875. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Aidaprora Whitley [G. P.] 1935:224 Fem. Aidaprora carteri Whitley 1935. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251] as Aidapora). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Amneris Whitley [G. P.] 1935:37 Fem. Nematocentris rubrostriatus Ramsay & Ogilby 1886. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Anisocentrus Regan [C. T.] 1914:281 Masc. Nematocentris rubrostriatus Ramsay & Ogilby 1886. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Aristeus Castelnau [F. L.] 1878:141 Masc. Aristeus fitzroyensis Castelnau 1878. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Hubbs 1919:24 [ref. 2485]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Aristeus Duvernoy 1840 in Crustacea, replaced by Rhombatractus Gill 1894. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Cairnsichthys Allen [G. R.] 1980:471 Masc. Rhadinocentrus rhombosomoides Nichols & Raven 1928. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Cairnsichthys Allen 1980 -- (Allen & Cross 1982:104 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Paxton et al. 1989:349 [ref. 12442], Aarn & Ivantsoff 1997:112 [ref. 23322], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], Allen et al. 2006:689 [ref. 29066], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Martin & Barclay 2013:155 [ref. 32819], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711], Hammer et al. 2018:278 [ref. 35906], Martin 2018:1350 [ref. 36376]). Current status: Valid as Cairnsichthys Allen 1980. Melanotaeniidae.

Centratherina Regan [C. T.] 1914:283 Fem. Rhombatractus crassispinosus Weber 1913. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Chilatherina Regan 1914 -- (Allen 1981:283 [ref. 5515], Allen & Cross 1982:85 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Chilatherina Regan 1914. Melanotaeniidae.

Charisella Fowler [H. W.] 1939:90 Fem. Charisella fredericki Fowler 1939. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Chilatherina Regan [C. T.] 1914:282 Fem. Rhombatractus fasciatus Weber 1913. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan & Hubbs 1919:22 [ref. 2485]. •Valid as Chilatherina Regan 1914 -- (Allen 1981 [ref. 5515], Allen & Cross 1982:85 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Allen 1985:54 [ref. 6245], Allen 1991:74 [ref. 21090], Allen & Renyaan 1996:5 [ref. 22217], Price 1997:79 [ref. 23466], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Chilatherina Regan 1914. Melanotaeniidae.

Glossolepis Weber [M.] 1907:241 Fem. Glossolepis incisus Weber 1907. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Glossolepis Weber 1907 -- (Allen 1981:301 [ref. 5514], Allen & Cross 1982:96 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Allen 1985:56 [ref. 6245], Allen 1991:79 [ref. 21090], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Graf & Ohee 2009:502 [ref. 30719], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Glossolepis Weber 1907. Melanotaeniidae.

Iriatherina Meinken [H.] 1974:9 Fem. Iriatherina werneri Meinken 1974. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Also appeared in Meinken 1975:60 [ref. 2974]. •Valid as Iriatherina Meinken 1974 -- (Allen 1980:472 [ref. 99], Allen & Hoese 1980:55 [ref. 5517], Allen & Cross 1982:112 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Paxton et al. 1989:349 [ref. 12442], Allen 1991:82 [ref. 21090], Aarn & Ivantsoff 1997:124 [ref. 23322], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], Allen et al. 2006:690 [ref. 29066], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Iriatherina Meinken 1974. Melanotaeniidae.

Jerrina Blandowski [W.] 1855:132 Fem. Jerrina dobreensis Blandowski 1855. Type by monotypy. Name not available, as p. 132 was omitted from distributed journal copies and reprints by order of the Council, of 7 Apr. 1858, therefore not meeting criteria of publication according to ICZN Art. 8.1.1.; publication disclaimed according to ICZN Art. 8.2. See remarks under ref. 34539; see also Iredale & Whitley 1932 [ref. 2299]. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Lomanetia Whitley [G. P.] 1936:25 Fem. Melanotaenia multisquamata Weber & de Beaufort 1922. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Glossolepis Weber 1907 -- (Allen 1980:488 and 476 [ref. 99] based on placement of the type species). Current status: Synonym of Glossolepis Weber 1907. Melanotaeniidae.

Melanotaenia Gill [T. N.] 1862:280 Fem. Atherina nigrans Richardson 1843. Type by original designation (also monotypic). See Derijst 1989:67 [ref. 12460] with comments on date of original description, and on p. 70 on family status. •Valid as Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Allen 1985:58 [ref. 6245], Derijst 1989:66 [ref. 12460], Paxton et al. 1989:349 [ref. 12442], Allen 1990 [ref. 15707], Allen 1991:82 [ref. 21090], Allen 1996:9 [ref. 22218], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], McGuigan 2001:647 [ref. 25582], Allen et al. 2006:690 [ref. 29066], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen et al. 2008:209 [ref. 29963], Morgan 2011:13 [ref. 31262], Kadarusman et al. 2011:223 [ref. 31665], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Allen & Hadiaty 2013:137 [ref. 32792], Allen et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33145], Allen et al. 2014:139 [ref. 33452], Allen et al. 2015:846 [ref. 33735], Allen et al. 2015:66 [ref. 33750], Graf et al. 2015:870 [ref. 33836], Nugraha et al. 2015:99 [ref. 33872], Allen et al. 2016:1 [ref. 34164], Kuiter 2018:28 [ref. 36369]). Current status: Valid as Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Nematocentris Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1866:516 Fem. Nematocentris splendida Peters 1866. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:473 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Neoatherina Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:31 Fem. Neoatherina australis Castelnau 1875. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Pelangia Allen [G. R.] 1998:12 Fem. Pelangia mbutaensis Allen 1998. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Pelangia Allen 1998 -- (Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261]). Current status: Valid as Pelangia Allen 1998. Melanotaeniidae.

Rhadinocentrus Regan [C. T.] 1914:280 Masc. Rhadinocentrus ornatus Regan 1914. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Rhadinocentrus Regan 1914 -- (Allen & Cross 1982:108 [ref. 6251], White et al. 1984:360 [ref. 13655], Paxton et al. 1989:353 [ref. 12442], Aarn & Ivantsoff 1996 [ref. 22302], Ivantsoff et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23794], Allen et al. 2006:695 [ref. 29066], Allen & Unmack 2008:110 [ref. 29477], Allen & Unmack 2012:227 [ref. 32261], Campanella et al. 2015:16 [ref. 33711]). Current status: Valid as Rhadinocentrus Regan 1914. Melanotaeniidae.

Rhombatractus Gill [T. N.] 1894:709 Masc. Aristeus fitzroyensis Castelnau 1878. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Aristeus Castelnau 1878, preoccupied by Aristeus Duvernoy 1840 in Crustacea. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Rhombosoma Regan [C. T.] 1914:283 Neut. Nematocentris novaeguineae Ramsay & Ogilby 1886. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated first by Jordan 1920:554 [ref. 4905]. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:474 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Strabo Kner [R.] & Steindachner [F.] 1867:372 Masc. Strabo nigrofasciatus Kner & Steindachner 1867. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:473 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.

Zantecla Castelnau [F. L.] 1873:88 Fem. Zantecla pusilla Castelnau 1873. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862 -- (Allen 1980:473 [ref. 99], Allen & Cross 1982:44 [ref. 6251]). Current status: Synonym of Melanotaenia Gill 1862. Melanotaeniidae.