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Genera in the family or subfamily Belonidae: [ 27 ] records


Ablennes (subgenus of Tylosurus) Jordan [D. S.] & Fordice [M. W.] 1887:342, 345 Masc. Belone hians Valenciennes 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Misspelled Athlennes by Jordan & Fordice when proposed; corrected by ICZN (Opinion 41). •Valid as Ablennes Jordan & Fordice 1887 -- (Parin 1967:45 [ref. 10272], Parin & Astakhov 1982:279 [ref. 26258], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:78 [ref. 6441], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Paxton et al. 1989:341 [ref. 12442], Collette 1999:2152 [ref. 24785], Collette 2003:1105 [ref. 26981], Collette 2003:2 [ref. 27306], Paxton et al. 2006:716 [ref. 28995], Struthers 2015:950 [ref. 34261], Motomura et al. 2017:66 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:105 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:42 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Ablennes Jordan & Fordice 1887. Belonidae.

Acus Müller [P. L. S.] 1766:341, suppl. p. 5 Fem. Not available, published in a rejected work on Official Index (Opinion 701). •In the synonymy of Belone Cuvier 1816. Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Acus Müller [P. L. S.] 1774:341, suppl. p. 7 Fem. Not available, used only as a Latin common name in reference to Esox belone Linnaeus 1761. Earliest use as an available genus of Belonidae not researched. See Collette 2003:2 [ref. 27306] for information. Author is P. L. S. Müller. •In the synonymy of Belone Cuvier 1816. Current status: Synonym of Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Athlennes (subgenus of Tylosurus) Jordan [D. S.] & Fordice [M. W.] 1887:342, 345 Not available; an incorrect original spelling. See Ablennes Jordan & Fordice 1887 and Opinion 41 in Appendix B in Eschmeyer et al. 1990 [ref. 26735]. •Unavailable generic-group name in Belonidae -- (Collette 2003:13 [ref. 27306]). Belonidae.

Belone Cuvier [G.] 1816:185 Fem. Esox belone Linnaeus 1761. Type by monotypy (also by absolute tautonymy). Spelled Belona by Lesueur 1821:124 [not researched]. On Official List (Opinion 225). Belone Oken 1816 suppressed; placed on Official Index (Opinion 225). •Valid as Belone Cuvier 1816 -- (Mees 1962:11 [ref. 13277], Collette & Parin 1970:10 [ref. 7415], Parin & Astakhov 1982:279 [ref. 26258], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Collette & Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:605 [ref. 13676], Collette 2003:2 [ref. 27306], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:34 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:196 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Belonion Collette [B. B.] 1966:7 Neut. Belonion apodion Collette 1966. Type by original designation. •Valid as Belonion Collette 1966 -- (Collette et al. 1984:352 [ref. 11422], Lovejoy & de Araújo 2000:260 [ref. 31786], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:586 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:3 [ref. 27306], Sarmiento et al. 2014:32 [ref. 35004]). Current status: Valid as Belonion Collette 1966. Belonidae.

Busuanga Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1930:132 Fem. Tylosurus philippinus Herre 1928. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Busuanga is the name of an island, treated as feminine by the author. •Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin 1967:49 [ref. 10272], Collette 2003:9 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833. Belonidae.

Deltatylosurus Martín Salazar [F. J.] 1954:4 Masc. Deltatylosurus guayoensis Martín Salazar 1954. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez 1948 -- (Collette 1974:171 [ref. 7131], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Synonym of Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez 1948. Belonidae.

Djulongius Whitley [G. P.] 1935:223 Masc. Belone melanotus Bleeker 1850. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin 1967:49 [ref. 10272], Collette 2003:9 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833. Belonidae.

Dorybelone Fowler [H. W.] 1944:215 Fem. Belone stolzmanni Steindachner 1878. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:204 [ref. 24550]). •Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824 -- (Parin 1967:22 [ref. 10272], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Kottlelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824. Belonidae.

Eurycaulus (subgenus of Tylosurus) Ogilby [J. D.] 1908:91 Masc. Belone platyura Bennett 1832. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Apparently intended as a subgenus but text unclear. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Eurycaulus Fairmaire 1868 in Coleoptera, replaced by Tropidocaulus Ogilby 1919. •Synonym of Platybelone Fowler 1919 -- (Parin 1967:10 [ref. 10272], Collette 2003:3 [ref. 27306], Paxton et al. 2006:716 [ref. 28995]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Platybelone Fowler 1919. Belonidae.

Lewinichthys Whitley [G. P.] 1933:67 Masc. Belone ferox Günther 1866. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824 -- (Parin 1967:22 [ref. 10272], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Kottlelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824. Belonidae.

Lhotskia Whitley [G. P.] 1933:67 Fem. Belone macleayana Ogilby 1886. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Lhotskia Whitley 1933 -- (Parin 1967:40 [ref. 10272]). •Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:343 [ref. 12442] based on placement of type species, Collette 2003:9 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833. Belonidae.

Mastaccembelus Klein [J. T.] 1776:271 Masc. Not available, published in a work that does not conform to the principle of binominal nomenclature. Not Mastacembelus of Gronow or Scopoli. •In the synonymy of Belone Cuvier 1816 -- (Collette 2003:13 [ref. 27306]). Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Mastacembelus Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Klein) 1792:581 Masc. Not available, published in a part of work rejected for nomenclatural purposes in Opinion 21 (1938). Based on Klein 1744:21 [ref. 30141], with reference to 'Acus Aldrovandus, Hornfish or Garfish' of Willughby 1686:231, Pl. P.2, fig. 4 [ref. 30164]. Not Mastacembelus of Gronow or Scopoli. •In the synonymy of Belone Cuvier 1816 -- (Collette 2003:13 [ref. 27306]). Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Petalichthys Regan [C. T.] 1904:129 Masc. Petalichthys capensis Regan 1904. Type by monotypy. Regan's species is not the same as Belone capensis Günther 1866. •Valid as Petalichthys Regan 1904 -- (Collette et al. 1984:352 [ref. 11422], Collette 1986:386 [ref. 5647], Collette 2003:3 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Valid as Petalichthys Regan 1904. Belonidae.

Platybelone Fowler [H. W.] 1919:2 Fem. Belone platyura Bennett 1832. Type by being a replacement name. Eurycaulus Ogilby 1908 (preoccupied) and Tropidocaulus Ogilby 1919 are objective synonyms. Eurycaulus Ogilby 1908 is preoccupied by Eurycaulus Fairmaire 1868 (in Coleoptera) and was replaced by Platybelone Fowler 1919 (20 May) and Tropidocaulus Ogilby 1919 (4 Aug.). •Valid as Platybelone Fowler 1919 -- (Parin 1967:10 [ref. 10272], Collette & Parin 1970:10 [ref. 7415], Parin 1973:259 [ref. 7191], Parin & Astakhov 1982:279 [ref. 26258], Collette et al. 1984:352 [ref. 11422], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:78 [ref. 6441], Collette & Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:607 [ref. 13676], Paxton et al. 1989:342 [ref. 12442], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:207 [ref. 24550], Collette 1999:2152 [ref. 24785], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Collette 2003:1105 [ref. 26981], Collette 2003:3 [ref. 27306], Paxton et al. 2006:716 [ref. 28995], Struthers 2015:951 [ref. 34261], Golani & Fricke 2018:43 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:166 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Platybelone Fowler 1919. Belonidae.

Potamorrhaphis (subgenus of Belone) Günther [A.] 1866:234, 256 Fem. Belone taeniata Günther 1866. Type by subsequent designation. Described in key (p. 234) for 2 species on p. 256. Type designated by Jordan & Fordice 1887:359 [ref. 2456]. Misspelled Pomatorrhaphis by Bleeker 1871:43 and by others in different ways (see Collette 1982:717 [ref. 5467]). •Valid as Potamorrhaphis Günther 1866 -- (Collette 1982 [ref. 5467], Collette et al. 1984:352 [ref. 11422], Britski et al. 1999:141 [ref. 24147] as Potamorhaphis, Lovejoy & de Araújo 2000:259 [ref. 31786], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:586 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:4 [ref. 27306], Sant'Anna et al. 2012:663 [ref. 32360], Sarmiento et al. 2014:30 [ref. 35004]). Current status: Valid as Potamorrhaphis Günther 1866. Belonidae.

Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1948:72 Masc. Pseudotylosurus brasiliensis Fernández-Yépez 1948. Type by monotypy. Misspelled Pseudotilosurus in title. •Valid as Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez 1948 -- (Collette 1974 [ref. 7131], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Britski et al. 1999:141 [ref. 24147], Lovejoy & de Araújo 2000:260 [ref. 31786], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Sarmiento et al. 2014:32 [ref. 35004]). Current status: Valid as Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez 1948. Belonidae.

Raphistoma Rafinesque [C. S.] 1815:89 Neut. Type by being a replacement name. As "Raphistoma R. [Rafinesque] Belone Gr. [Gronow]." Ramphistoma Swainson 1838:295, 296 [ref. 4302] is an incorrect subsequent spelling. Not available, suppressed by ICZN for purposes of priority and of homonymy; on Official Index (Opinion 225). •In the synonymy of Belone Cuvier 1816 -- (Parin 1973:258 [ref. 7191] as Ramphistoma, Collette 2003:13 [ref. 27306]). Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Belone Cuvier 1816. Belonidae.

Rhaphiobelone Fowler [H. W.] 1934:322 Fem. Rhaphiobelone dammermani Fowler 1934. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824 -- (Parin 1967:22 [ref. 10272], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Kottlelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824. Belonidae.

Stenocaulus (subgenus of Tylosurus) Ogilby [J. D.] 1908:91 Masc. Belone krefftii Günther 1866. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Apparently intended as a subgenus, but text unclear. •Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824 -- (Parin 1967:22 [ref. 10272], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Kottelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Strongylura van Hasselt 1824. Belonidae.

Strongylura van Hasselt [J. C.] 1824:374 Fem. Strongylura caudimaculata van Hasselt 1824. Type by monotypy. Strongylura has not been demonstrated to be monophyletic (Boughton et al. 1991 [ref. 26766] and Lovejoy 2000 [ref. 26767]). •Valid as Strongylura van Hasselt 1824 -- (Parin 1967:22 [ref. 10272], Collette & Parin 1970:10 [ref. 7415], Parin & Astakhov 1982:279 [ref. 26258], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:78 [ref. 6441], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Paxton et al. 1989:342 [ref. 12442], Kottelat 1989:16 [ref. 13605], Allen 1991:73 [ref. 21090], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:583 [ref. 21590], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:201 [ref. 24550], Collette 1999:2152 [ref. 24785], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Collette 2003:1105 [ref. 26981], Lovejoy & Collette in Reis et al. 2003:587 [ref. 27061], Collette 2003:5 [ref. 27306], Banford et al. 2004:834 [ref. 27645], Paxton et al. 2006:717 [ref. 28995], Scharpf 2007:10 [ref. 30398], Gomon 2008:408 [ref. 30616], Coad 2010:241 [ref. 36620], Morgan 2011:12 [ref. 31262], Kottlelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989] with author as Broié in van Hasselt, Parin et al. 2014:197 [ref. 33547], Zhang et al. 2016:192 [ref. 34477], Dyldin & Orlov 2017:55 [ref. 35138], Motomura et al. 2017:66 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:106 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:80 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Strongylura van Hasselt 1824. Belonidae.

Thalassosteus Jordan [D. S.], Evermann [B. W.] & Tanaka [S.] 1927:651 Masc. Belone appendiculatus Klunzinger 1871. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin 1967:49 [ref. 10272], Collette 2003:9 [ref. 27306]). Current status: Synonym of Tylosurus Cocco 1833. Belonidae.

Tropidocaulus Ogilby [J. D.] 1919:45 Masc. Belone platyura Bennett 1832. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement name for Eurycaulus Ogilby 1908, preoccupied by Eurycaulus Fairmaire 1868 in Coleoptera. See Platybelone Fowler 1919 [20 May], which is an earlier replacement name for Eurycaulus Ogilby 1908; Tropidocaulus dates to 4 Aug. •Objective synonym of Platybelone Fowler 1919 -- (Parin 1967:10 [ref. 10272], Collette 2003:4 [ref. 27306], Paxton et al. 2006:716 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Synonym of Platybelone Fowler 1919. Belonidae.

Tylosurus Cocco [A.] 1833:18 Masc. Tylosurus cantrainei Cocco 1833. Type by monotypy. Species spelled cantraine (p. 18) and cantrainei (p. 21), earliest first reviser not researched; later spelled cantraini by Cocco. •Valid as Tylosurus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin 1967:49 [ref. 10272], Collette & Parin 1970:11 [ref. 7415], Parin 1973:260 [ref. 7191], Parin & Astakhov 1982:279 [ref. 26258], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:78 [ref. 6441], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Collette & Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:608 [ref. 13676], Paxton et al. 1989:343 [ref. 12442], Wu & Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:330 [ref. 23876], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:583 [ref. 21590], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:204 [ref. 24550], Collette 1999:2152 [ref. 24785], Collette 2003:1105 [ref. 26981], Collette 2003:9 [ref. 27306], Banford et al. 2004:834 [ref. 27645], Paxton et al. 2006:718 [ref. 28995], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:34 [ref. 36649], Fricke et al. 2018:106 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:43 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:80 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Tylosurus Cocco 1833. Belonidae.

Xenentodon Regan [C. T.] 1911:332 Masc. Esox cancila Hamilton 1822. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1920:540 [ref. 4905]. Xenetodon has generally been considered to be monotypic, but Roberts 1989 [ref. 6439] presented evidence that there are at least two species, X. cancila and X. canciloides, in the genus. •Valid as Xenentodon Regan 1911 -- (Jayaram 1981:291 [ref. 6497], Collette et al. 1984:336 [ref. 11422], Kottelat 1989:16 [ref. 13605], Roberts 1989:152 [ref. 6439], see Kottelat 1998:109 [ref. 23436], Lovejoy & Collette 2001:327 [ref. 25232], Collette 2003:12 [ref. 27306], Ataur Rahman 2003:71 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:298 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Xenentodon Regan 1911. Belonidae.


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