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Genera in the family or subfamily Polycentridae: [ 5 ] records


Afronandus Meinken [H.] 1955:59 Masc. Nandopsis sheljuzhkoi Meinken 1954. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Nandopsis Meinken 1954, preoccupied by Nandopsis Gill 1862 in fishes. •Valid as Afronandus Meinken 1955 -- (Thys van den Audenaerde & Breine 1986:342 [ref. 6214], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:711 [ref. 21590], Britz & Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:603 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Afronandus Meinken 1955. Polycentridae.

Monocirrhus Heckel [J. J.] 1840:439 Masc. Monocirrhus polyacanthus Heckel 1840. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Monocirrhus Hecker 1840 -- (Britz & Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:603 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Monocirrhus Heckel 1840. Polycentridae.

Nandopsis Meinken [H.] 1954:27 Fem. Nandopsis sheljuzhkoi Meinken 1954. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Nandopsis Gill 1862 in fishes, replaced by Afronandus Meinken 1955. •In the synonymy of Afronandus Meinken 1955. Current status: Synonym of Afronandus Meinken 1955. Polycentridae.

Polycentropsis Boulenger [G. A.] 1901:8 Fem. Polycentropsis abbreviata Boulenger 1901. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Polycentropsis Boulenger 1901 -- (Thys van den Audenaerde & Breine 1986:342 [ref. 6214], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1992:710 [ref. 21590], Britz 2007:247 [ref. 30043]). Current status: Valid as Polycentropsis Boulenger 1901. Polycentridae.

Polycentrus Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849:622 Masc. Polycentrus schomburgkii Müller & Troschel 1849. Type by monotypy. Opinion 1954 in June 2000 established that Polycentrus schomburgkii is to be given precedence over the name punctatus Linnaues 1758 whenever the two names are considered to be synonyms. On the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology. •Valid as Polycentrus Müller & Troschel 1849 -- (Coutinho & Wosiacki 2014:747 [ref. 33630]). Current status: Valid as Polycentrus Müller & Troschel 1849. Polycentridae.