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Genera in the family or subfamily Alosidae: [ 12 ] records


Alausa Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847:389 Fem. Alausa vulgaris Valenciennes 1847 (= Clupea alosa Linnaeus 1758). Apparently a misspelling of, or unjustified emendation of Alosa Linck 1790 (see Whitehead 1967:77 [ref. 6464]). •Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Svetovidov 1973:105 [ref. 7169], Whitehead 1985:191 [ref. 5141], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815]). Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Alausella Gill [T. N.] 1861:36 Fem. Clupea parvula Mitchill 1814. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Whitehead 1985:191 [ref. 5141], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815]). Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Alosa Linck [H. F.] 1790:35 Fem. Clupea alosa Linnaeus 1758. Type apparently by subsequent absolute tautonymy. No species initially mentioned, species added by Cuvier 1829:319 (see Whitehead 1967:77 [ref. 6464]). •Valid as Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Svetovidov 1973:105 [ref. 7169], Whitehead in Whitehead et al. 1984:269 [ref. 13675], Poll et al. 1984:41 [ref. 6172], Grande 1985:249 [ref. 6466], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:217 [ref. 21581], Dorofeeva 1998:24 [ref. 23573], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:133 [ref. 25968], Munroe & Nizinski 2003:806 [ref. 26997], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:32 [ref. 28183], Faria et al. 2006:300 [ref. 39548], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:63 [ref. 29996], Minckley & Marsh 2009:77 [ref. 31114], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:19 [ref. 36649], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:117 [ref. 31212], Schmidt & Morse 2011:229 [ref. 31775], Parin et al. 2014:53 [ref. 33547], Jouladeh-Roudbar et al. 2015:859 [ref. 34062], Pietsch & Orr 2015:19 [ref. 34694], Esmaeili et al. 2017:27 [ref. 35254], Esmaeili et al. 2018:8 [ref. 36089], Kukuev & Orlov 2018:28 [ref. 36609]). Current status: Valid as Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Arengus Cornide [J.] 1788:91 Arengus minor Cornide 1788. Type by monotypy. Not available, published in a rejected work (Opinion 799); in the synonymy of Sardina Antipa 1904; name on Official Index. •Synonym of Sardina Antipa 1904. Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Sardina Antipa 1904. Alosidae.

Brevoortia Gill [T. N.] 1861:37 Fem. Brevoortia menhaden of Gill 1861 (= Clupea menhaden Mitchill 1814). Type by original designation (also monotypic). Brevoortia menhaden Gill is a new combination, Clupea menhaden Mitchill is the senior objective synonym and valid type species. •Valid as Brevoortia Gill 1861 -- (Grande 1985:249 [ref. 6466], Whitehead 1985:210 [ref. 5141], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:106 [ref. 24550], Munroe & Nizinski 2003:806 [ref. 26997], Pozzobon et al. 2021:4 [ref. 38249]). Current status: Valid as Brevoortia Gill 1861. Alosidae.

Caspialosa Berg [L. S.] 1915:4 Fem. Clupea caspia Eichwald 1838. Type by monotypy. Based on Clupeonella as treated by Berg 1913 [ref. 273], not of Kessler. Original not examined. •Valid as Caspialosa Berg 1915 -- (Grande 1985:249 [ref. 6466]). •Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Svetovidov 1973:105 [ref. 7169], Whitehead 1985:191 [ref. 5141], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:32 [ref. 28183], Parin et al. 2014:53[ref. 33547]). Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Fluviatilis de Buen [F.] 1926:46 As a "grupo" for 2 species of Clupeidae. Not available on basis of Art. 1.3.5 [see de Buen's definition of "grupo" on p. 11]; see Appendix A in Eschmeyer 1990 [ref. 20647]. Alosidae.

Paralosa (subgenus of Alosa) Roule [L.] 1925:73 Fem. Clupea fallax Lacepède 1803. Type by subsequent designation. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Paralosa Bleeker 1868 and Paralosa Regan 1916 in fishes, apparently not replaced. Earliest subsequent designation of type not researched. •In the synonymy of Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Svetovidov 1973:105 [ref. 7169], Whitehead 1985:191 [ref. 5141], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Pomolobus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820:170 Masc. Pomolobus chrysochloris Rafinesque 1820. Type by monotypy. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1820:38 (Dec.) [ref. 3592]. •Valid as Pomolobus Rafinesque 1820 -- (Grande 1985:249 [ref. 6466]). •Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790, but a valid subgenus Pomolobus -- (Faria et al. 2006:300 [ref. 39548]). •Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790 -- (Whitehead 1985:191 [ref. 5141], Hoestlandt 1991:86 [ref. 24815]). Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.

Sardina Antipa [G.] 1904:302 Fem. Sardina dobrogica Antipa 1904. Type needs more research. Also in Antipa 1906 [ref. 6859]. On Official List (Opinion 799). In Opinion 799 type is given as by monotypy, but it is stated (p. 302) that Sardina dobrogica differs from Sardina pilchardus...; pilchardus is listed as type by Jordan 1920:512 [ref. 4905] and by Fowler. Misspelled once (p. 303) as Sardinia. •Valid as Sardina Antipa 1904 -- (Svetovidov 1973:102 [ref. 7169], Whitehead in Whitehead et al. 1984:276 [ref. 13675], Grande 1985:251 [ref. 6466], Whitehead 1985:55 [ref. 5141], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:20 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:60 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Sardina Antipa 1904. Alosidae.

Sardinops Hubbs [C. L.] 1929:264 Masc. Meletta caerulea Girard 1854. Type by original designation. •Valid as Sardinops Hubbs 1929 -- (Uyeno & Sato in Masuda et al. 1984:19 [ref. 6441], Grande 1985:251 [ref. 6466], Whitehead 1985:57 [ref. 5141], Whitehead & Wongratana 1986:204 [ref. 6284], Paxton et al. 1989:157 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:222 [ref. 22532], Monroe et al. 1999:1778 [ref. 24728], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:133 [ref. 25968], Paxton et al. 2006:333 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:191 [ref. 30616], Parin et al. 2014:61 [ref. 33547], Stewart & Struthers 2015:302 [ref. 34231], Pietsch & Orr 2015:19 [ref. 34694], Fricke et al. 2018:56 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Sardinops Hubbs 1929. Alosidae.

Trichis Plumier [C.] in Lacepède 1803:448 Fem. Trichis bellonii Plumier 1803. Not available, name without description published under Clupea alosa. See remarks under Opinion 89 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]. •In the synonymy of Alosa Linck 1790. Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Alosa Linck 1790. Alosidae.


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