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Species in the genus Diapterus: [ 7 ] records


auratus, Diapterus Ranzani [C.] 1842:340, Pl. 29 (fig. 1) [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 5; ref. 9017] Brazilian seas. Holotype (unique): MZUB 978. •Valid as Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842 -- (Pezold & Edwards 1983:104 [ref. 37431], Deckert & Greenfield 1987:185 [ref. 6778], Cervigón 1992:325 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:163 [ref. 24474], Murdy et al. 1997:227 [ref. 23144], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:321 [ref. 24550], Marín 2000:73 [ref. 26252], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Gilmore & Greenfield 2003:1510 [ref. 27093], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:83 [ref. 27192] dated 1840, Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:347 [ref. 28815], Miller 2006:344 [ref. 28615], González-Acosta et al. 2007:369 [ref. 34191], Matamoros et al. 2009:18 [ref. 31241], Di Dario et al. 2013:264 [ref. 37503], Vergara-Solana et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33272], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:52 [ref. 33341], Angulo et al. 2013:1001 [ref. 33194], Marceniuk et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:343 [ref. 35886], Spier et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:7 [ref. 36717]). Current status: Valid as Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842. Gerreidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: including Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

brevirostris, Gerres Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:208 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 13259] Río Guayas, Ecuador. Lectotype: MNHN A-0874. Paralectotype: MNHN 1986-0662 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:15 [ref. 15502]. The Diapterus peruvianus of authors. Lectotype selected by González-Acosta et al. 2007:375 [ref. 34191]. •Synonym of Diapterus peruvianus (Cuvier 1830) -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:322 [ref. 24550]). •Valid as Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage 1879) -- (González-Acosta et al. 2007:370 [ref. 34191], Palacios-Salgado et al. 2014:238 [ref. 36362], Vergara-Solana et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33272], Fourriére et al. 2016:446 [ref. 34668] with author as Cuvier 1830, Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:609 [ref. 34923], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:91 [ref. 35859], González-Murcia et al. 2019:303 [ref. 36544]). Current status: Valid as Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage 1879). Gerreidae. Distribution: Tropical eastern Pacific: from western coast of Baja California south to northern Peru. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

evermanni, Diapterus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925:594, Pl. 63 [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 15 (publ. 226); ref. 13609] Mindi River, near Mindi, Canal Zone, Panama. Holotype: USNM 81738. Paratypes: FMNH 28125-26 (1, 1); ?USNM 81322 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:32 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842 -- (Deckert & Greenfield 1987:185 [ref. 6778], Cervigón 1993:164 [ref. 24474], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:321 [ref. 24550], Gilmore & Greenfield 2003:1510 [ref. 27093]). Current status: Synonym of Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842. Gerreidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

limnaeus, Diapterus Schultz [L. P.] 1949:142, Fig. 16 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 99 (no. 3235); ref. 3967] Maracaibo Yacht Club, Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Holotype (unique): USNM 121726. •Synonym of Diapterus rhombeus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Deckert & Greenfield 1987:187 [ref. 6778] as Valenciennes 1830, Gilmore & Greenfield 2003:1511 [ref. 27093]). Current status: Synonym of Diapterus rhombeus (Cuvier 1829). Gerreidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

olisthostoma, Gerres Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882:423 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 297); ref. 1840] Indian River, Florida, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 25118. Paralectotypes: USNM 25118 (5 of 6, destroyed or missing); additional non-type material: USNM 12561 (1). Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 218, p. 3278 in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] if figured specimen is identifiable and matches the sole surviving specimen in USNM 25118. •Valid as Diapterus olisthostomus (Goode & Bean 1882) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:174 [ref. 23100]). •Synonym of Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842 -- (Deckert & Greenfield 1987:185 [ref. 6778], Cervigón 1993:164 [ref. 24474], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:321 [ref. 24550], Marín 2000:74 [ref. 26252], Gilmore & Greenfield 2003:1510 [ref. 27093]). Current status: Synonym of Diapterus auratus Ranzani 1842. Gerreidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

peruvianus, Gerres Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:467 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; ref. 996] Payta, Peru. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-9466. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:16 [ref. 15502]. See Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage 1879). •Valid as Diapterus peruvianus (Cuvier 1830) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:21 [ref. 9708], Allen & Robertson 1994:142 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:114 [ref. 23101], Bussing in Fischer et al. 1995:1119 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:143 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:395 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:344 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:322 [ref. 24550], Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], Miller 2006:345 [ref. 28615], González-Acosta et al. 2007:369 [ref. 34191], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:192 [ref. 30957], McMahan et al. 2013:450 [ref. 32422], Barriga Salazar 2014:119 [ref. 35745], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:392 [ref. 34894] as perubianus, Galván-Villa et al. 2016:146 [ref. 34871], Angulo et al. 2020:8 [ref. 37425]). Gerreidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

rhombeus, Gerres Cuvier [G.] 1829:188 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Martinique Island, West Indies. Neotype: MNHN 0000-9451. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:17 [ref. 15502]. Available from footnote 1: G. rhombeus, N., ou Stone bass., Sloane, Jam., II, pl. 253, f. 1;". See also Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:459 [ref. 996]. Neotype established in Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:17 [ref. 15502]. •Valid as Gerres rhombeus Cuvier 1829 -- (González Bencomo et al. 1997:159 [ref. 24960]). •Valid as Diapterus rhombeus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Deckert & Greenfield 1987:187 [ref. 6778], Cervigón 1992:325 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:164 [ref. 24474], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:169 [ref. 22947], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:320 [ref. 24550], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Gilmore & Greenfield 2003:1511 [ref. 27093], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:83 [ref. 27192] with Valenciennes as author, Smith et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27621] dated 1830, Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:348 [ref. 28815], Miller 2006:346 [ref. 28615], González-Acosta et al. 2007:369 [ref. 34191], Di Dario et al. 2013:264 [ref. 37503], Page et al. 2013:148 [ref. 32708], Vergara-Solana et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33272], Angulo et al. 2013:1001 [ref. 33194], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:436 [ref. 35886], Spier et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:7 [ref. 36717]). Current status: Valid as Diapterus rhombeus (Cuvier 1829). Gerreidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.