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Genera in the family or subfamily Gempylidae: [ 38 ] records


Acantoderma Cantraine [F. J.] 1835:24 Neut. Ruvettus temminckii Cantraine 1833. Type by monotypy. Appeared first as above in notice of manuscript; perhaps without differentiating characters; species only as "...et il dédie l'espèce type à M. Temminck,..." Appeared in more detail in Cantraine 1837 [ref. 716] where the type species was listed as Rovetus Temminckii and the genus, written as Acanthoderma, was abandoned. •Synonym of Ruvettus Cocco 1833 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:52 [ref. 21769] as Acanthoderma). Current status: Synonym of Ruvettus Cocco 1833. Gempylidae.

Acinacea Bory de Saint-Vincent [J. B. G. M.] 1804:93 Fem. Acinacea notha Bory de Saint-Vincent 1804. Type by monotypy. Name and description appeared in a footnote on pp. 93-95 and in a list on p. 373. Suppressed (for priority) by ICZN, on Official Index (Opinion 487) to preserve Gempylus Cuvier 1829; Acinaces Agassiz 1846:4 [ref. 64] suppressed for both priority and homonomy and placed on Official Index. •In the synonymy of Gempylus Cuvier 1829 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:457 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:27 [ref. 21769]). Suppressed. Gempylidae.

Aplurus Lowe [R. T.] 1838:180 Masc. Tetragonurus simplex Lowe 1834. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Ruvettus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:460 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:52 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Ruvettus Cocco 1833. Gempylidae.

Bipinnula Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896:877, 878 Fem. Thyrsitops violaceus Bean 1887. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Included by proofing error, was to have been Escolar as given by Jordan & Evermann in Goode & Bean 1896 (23 Aug.) [ref. 1848]. •Objective synonym of Escolar Jordan & Evermann 1896. •Synonym of Nesiarchus Johnson 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Nakamura et al. 1981 [ref. 5477], Nakamura & Parin 1993:35 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Nesiarchus Johnson 1862. Gempylidae.

Dicrotus Günther [A.] 1860:349 Masc. Dicrotus armatus Günther 1860. Type by monotypy. •Questionably a synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:40 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Uncertain as Promethichthys Gill 1893. Gempylidae.

Diplogonurus Noronha [A. C. di] 1926:381 Masc. Diplogonurus maderensis Noronha 1926. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:458 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:29 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862. Gempylidae.

Diplospinus Maul [G. E.] 1948:42 Masc. Diplospinus multistriatus Maul 1948. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Diplospinus Maul 1948 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:457 [ref. 7206], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:968 [ref. 13676], Nakamura 1986:826 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:24 [ref. 21769], Gago 1998:10 [ref. 25565], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3699 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1813 [ref. 27115], Bray & Hoese 2006:1754 [ref. 29049], Parin et al. 2014:508 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Diplospinus Maul 1948. Gempylidae.

Epinnula Poey [F.] 1854:369 Fem. Epinnula magistralis Poey 1854. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Epinnula Poey 1854 -- (Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Parin & Kotlyar 1991 [ref. 19226], Nakamura & Parin 1993:26 [ref. 21769], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1814 [ref. 27115], Ho & Yee 2012:61 [ref. 32522], Stewart 2015:1605 [ref. 34196], Ho et al. 2017:393 [ref. 35701]). Current status: Valid as Epinnula Poey 1854. Gempylidae.

Escolar Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] in Goode & Bean 1896:519 Masc. Thyrsitops violaceus Bean 1887. Type by monotypy. Called Bipinnula in Jordan & Evermann 1896:877 (3 Oct., ref. 2443) through slip in proof-reading. •Synonym of Nesiarchus Johnson 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Nakamura et al. 1981:340 [ref. 5477], Nakamura & Parin 1993:35 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Nesiarchus Johnson 1862. Gempylidae.

Gempylus Cuvier [G.] 1829:200 Masc. Gempylus serpens Cuvier 1829. Type by monotypy. As "Les Gempyles," but with genus latinized in footnote. On Official List (Opinion 487). Lucoscombrus van der Hoeven 1855:267 placed on Official Index as a junior objective synonym (Opinion 487). •Valid as Gempylus Cuvier 1829 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:457 [ref. 7206], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:968 [ref. 13676], Nakamura 1986:826 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:27 [ref. 21769], Gago 1998:10 [ref. 25565], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3701 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1814 [ref. 27115], Bray & Hoese 2006:1754 [ref. 29049], Stewart 2015:1606 [ref. 34196], Motomura et al. 2017:209 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Gempylus Cuvier 1829. Gempylidae.

Jordanidia Snyder [J. O.] 1911:527 Fem. Jordanidia raptoria Snyder 1911. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Rexea Waite (18 Jan.) 1911, Jordanidia published on 26 May -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:249 [ref. 7348], Nakamura & Parin 1993:41 [ref. 21769], Roberts & Stewart 1997:127 [ref. 23233]). Current status: Synonym of Rexea Waite 1911. Gempylidae.

Leionura Whitley [G. P.] (ex Bleeker, ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) 1951:400 Fem. Leionura esox Kuhl & van Hasselt 1859 (Leionura atun (Euphrasen 1791)). Type by original designation. Replacement name for Thyrsites Cuvier 1832. Made available by reference to Leionura Bleeker 1859, and establishing a type species. •Valid as Leionura Whitley 1951. Replacement Name. Current status: Valid as Leionura Whitley 1951. Gempylidae.

Leionura Bleeker [P.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) 1859:68 Fem. Not available, name only. •In the synonymy of Thyrsites Cuvier 1832. •In the synonymy of Leionura Whitley 1951. Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Leionura Whitley 1951. Gempylidae.

Lemnisoma Lesson [R. P.] 1831:160 Neut. Lemnisoma thyrsitoides Lesson 1831. Type by monotypy. Lemniscosoma Agassiz 1846:204 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation. •Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:27 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829. Gempylidae.

Lepidocybium Gill [T. N.] 1862:125 Neut. Cybium flavobrunneum Smith 1843. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Lepidocybium Gill 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:458 [ref. 7206], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:969 [ref. 13676], Nakamura 1986:826 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:29 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3700 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1813 [ref. 27115], Parin 2003:S26 [ref. 28536], Bray & Hoese 2006:1754 [ref. 29049], Gomon 2008:777 [ref. 30616], Parin et al. 2014:508 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:1607 [ref. 34196], Motomura et al. 2017:209 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:172 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:309 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Lepidocybium Gill 1862. Gempylidae.

Lepidosarda Kishinouye [K.] 1926:377 Fem. Lepidosarda retigramma Kishinouye 1926. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:29 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862. Gempylidae.

Lucoscombrus van der Hoeven [J.] 1855:367 Masc. Gempylus serpens of Solander (= Gympylus serpens Cuvier 1829). Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated by Whitley 1929:119 [ref. 4665]. Appeared on p. 161 of English translation by W. Clark. Not available; on Official Index as junior objective synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829 (Opinion 487). Leucoscombrus is a misspelling. •Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:457 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:27 [ref. 21769] as Leucoscombrus). Suppressed. Current status: Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829. Gempylidae.

Machaerope Ogilby [J. D.] 1899:736 Fem. Machaerope latispinis Ogilby 1899. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Nealotus Johnson 1865 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:30 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Nealotus Johnson 1865. Gempylidae.

Macrorhyncus Lacepède [B. G. E.] in Duméril 1806:342 Masc. described for the Macrorhinque argentee Lacepède 1806 (= Sygnathus argenteus Osbeck 1765). Macrorinchus and Macrorhynchus of authors are misspellings or incorrect subsequent spellings. Questionably the same as Promethichthys Gill 1893 -- (Fowler MS). •Synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893. Current status: Synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893. Gempylidae.

Mimasea Kamohara [T.] 1936:929 Fem. Mimasea taeniosoma Kamohara 1936. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Thyrsitoides Fowler 1929 -- (Nakamura 1980:357 [ref. 5478], Nakamura 1986:828 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:55 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Thyrsitoides Fowler 1929. Gempylidae.

Nealotus Johnson [J. Y.] 1865:434 Masc. Nealotus tripes Johnson 1865. Type by monotypy. Also appeared as new in Johnson 1865 (Oct.):283 [ref. 5779]. •Valid as Nealotus Johnson 1865 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:458 [ref. 7206], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:410 [ref. 14275], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:970 [ref. 13676], Nakamura & Parin 1993:30 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3700 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1815 [ref. 27115], Parin 2003:S26 [ref. 28536], Bray & Hoese 2006:1755 [ref. 29049], Shinohara et al. 2011:54 [ref. 31715], Parin et al. 2014:508 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:1608 [ref. 34196], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:309 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Nealotus Johnson 1865. Gempylidae.

Neoepinnula Matsubara [K.] & Iwai [T.] 1952:193 Fem. Epinnula orientalis Gilchrist & von Bonde 1924. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Neoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai 1952 -- (Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:408 [ref. 14275], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Nakamura 1986:827 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:32 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3702 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1814 [ref. 27115], Bray & Hoese 2006:1755 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Neoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai 1952. Gempylidae.

Nesiarchus Johnson [J. Y.] 1862:173 Masc. Nesiarchus nasutus Johnson 1862. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Nesiarchus Johnson 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Nakamura et al. 1981 [ref. 5477], Nakamura et al. 1983 [ref. 5407], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:971 [ref. 13676], Nakamura & Parin 1993:35 [ref. 21769], Gago 1998:10 [ref. 25565], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3702 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1814 [ref. 27115], Bray & Hoese 2006:1756 [ref. 29049], Parin et al. 2014:509 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:1609 [ref. 34196], Bañón et al. 2016:323 [ref. 34397]). Current status: Valid as Nesiarchus Johnson 1862. Gempylidae.

Paradiplospinus Andriashev [A. P.] 1960:244 Masc. Paradiplospinus antarcticus Andriashev 1960. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Paradiplospinus Andriashev 1960 -- (Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:274 [ref. 14235], Nakamura 1986:827 [ref. 5696], Nakamura 1990:402 [ref. 21700], Nakamura & Parin 1993:37 [ref. 21769], Miller 1993:679 [ref. 21297], Gago 1998:10 [ref. 25565], Bray & Hoese 2006:1756 [ref. 29049], Stewart 2015:1610 [ref. 34196]). Current status: Valid as Paradiplospinus Andriashev 1960. Gempylidae.

Prometheus Lowe [R. T.] 1838:181 Masc. Prometheus atlanticus Lowe 1838 (= Gempylus prometheus Cuvier 1831). Type by monotypy. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Prometheus Hübner 1824 in Lepidoptera; replaced by Promethichthys Gill 1893. •In the synonymy of Promethichthys Gill 1893 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:251 [ref. 7348], Nakamura & Parin 1993:40 [ref. 21769]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893. Gempylidae.

Promethichthys Gill [T. N.] 1893:115, 123 Masc. Prometheus atlanticus Lowe 1838 (= Gempylus prometheus Cuvier 1831). Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Prometheus Lowe 1841, preoccupied by Prometheus Hübner 1824 in Lepidoptera Cossoidea. Spelled Prometheichthys by Jordan, Tanaka & Snyder 1913:122 [ref. 6448]. •Valid as Promethichthys Gill 1893 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:251 [ref. 7348], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:409 [ref. 14275], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:971 [ref. 13676], Nakamura & Parin 1993:40 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3700 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1815 [ref. 27115], Bray & Hoese 2006:1756 [ref. 29049], Motomura et al. 2017:209 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:172 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:310 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Promethichthys Gill 1893. Gempylidae.

Ptax Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1927:504 Masc. Dicrotus parvipinnis Goode & Bean 1896. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893. Current status: Synonym of Promethichthys Gill 1893. Gempylidae.

Rexea Waite [E. R.] 1911:49 Fem. Rexea furcifera Waite 1911. Type by original designation. Spelled Rexia by authors. Senior synonym of Jordanidia Snyder 1911, Rexea Waite published 18 Jan. 1911 as above (also in June 1911 in Records Cant. Mus.), Jordanidia published 24 June 1911. •Valid as Rexea Waite 1911 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:249 [ref. 7348], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Nakamura 1986:827 [ref. 5696], Parin 1989 [ref. 12753], Nakamura & Parin 1993:41 [ref. 21769], Gomon et al. 1994:813 [ref. 22532], Roberts & Stewart 1997:127 [ref. 23233], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3701 [ref. 26304], Bray & Hoese 2006:1757 [ref. 29049], Gomon 2008:777 [ref. 30616], Shinohara et al. 2011:54 [ref. 31715], Stewart 2015:1611 [ref. 34196], Motomura et al. 2017:210 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Rexea Waite 1911. Gempylidae.

Rexichthys Parin [N. V.] & Astakhov [D. A.] 1987:149 Masc. Rexichthys johnpaxtoni Parin & Astakhov 1987. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Rexichthys Parin & Astakhov 1987 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:51 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3701 [ref. 26304], Bray & Hoese 2006:1758 [ref. 29049]). Current status: Valid as Rexichthys Parin & Astakhov 1987. Gempylidae.

Rovetus Cantraine [F. J.] 1833:176 Masc. Rovetus temminckii Cantraine 1833. Type by monotypy. Description as new genus, independent from Ruvettus Cocco, 1833. May be earlier than Ruvettus Cocco 1833; in that case reversal of priority in favour of Ruvettus Cocco 1833, as Rovetus was not used as valid after 1899. •In the synonymy of Ruvettus Cocco 1833. Current status: Synonym of Ruvettus Cocco 1833. Gempylidae.

Ruvettus Cocco [A.] 1833:18 Masc. Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco 1833. Type by monotypy. Apparently appeared first in Cocco 1833:21 [ref. 859] as Ruvetus, but without distinguishing features. Above reference 861 not seen; if it does not date to ref. 861 then it dates to Cocco 1834:33 [ref. 18013]. Rovettus and Rovetus are misspellings, but Cantrine (1833) described 'Rovetus' as a new genus; it may be considered independent from Ruvettus. •Valid as Ruvettus Cocco 1833 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:460 [ref. 7206], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:972 [ref. 13676], Nakamura 1986:828 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:52 [ref. 21769], Gomon et al. 1994:815 [ref. 22532], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3700 [ref. 26304], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1813 [ref. 27115], Parin 2003:S26 [ref. 28536], Bray & Hoese 2006:1759 [ref. 29049], Gomon 2008:778 [ref. 30616], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:68 [ref. 36649], Shinohara et al. 2011:54 [ref. 31715], Parin et al. 2014:509 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:1613 [ref. 34196], Bañón et al. 2016:324 [ref. 34397], Fricke et al. 2018:361 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:172 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Ruvettus Cocco 1833. Gempylidae.

Thyrsites Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832:196 Masc. Scomber atun Euphrasen 1791. Type by subsequent designation. Not available, homonym of Thyrsites Lesson 1831. Appeared first as "Les Thyrsites" in Cuvier 1829:200 [ref. 995]. Dates to 1832 as above, with type designated by Gill 1862:126 [ref. 1659]. Replaced by Leionura Whitley 1951. •In the synonymy of Leionura Whitley 1951. 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Leionura Whitley 1951. Gempylidae.

Thyrsites Lesson [R. P.] 1831:158 Masc. Thyrsites lepidopodea Lesson 1831. Type by monotypy. Predates Thyrsites Cuvier 1832. •Valid as Thyrsites Lesson 1831 -- (Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:270 [ref. 14235], Nakamura 1986:828 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:54 [ref. 21769] but author as Cuvier, Gomon et al. 1994:815 [ref. 22532], Bray & Hoese 2006:1759 [ref. 29049], Gomon 2008:779 [ref. 30616], Stewart 2015:1614 [ref. 34196]). Current status: Valid as Thyrsites Lesson 1831. Gempylidae.

Thyrsitoides Fowler [H. W.] 1929:255 Masc. Thyrsitoides marleyi Fowler 1929. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Valid as Thyrsitoides Fowler 1929 -- (Nakamura 1980 [ref. 5478], Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Nakamura 1986:828 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:55 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3702 [ref. 26304], Parin 2003:S26 [ref. 28536], Bray & Hoese 2006:1760 [ref. 29049], Parin et al. 2014:509 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:1615 [ref. 34196], Golani & Fricke 2018:169 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Thyrsitoides Fowler 1929. Gempylidae.

Thyrsitops Gill [T. N.] 1862:125 Masc. Thyrsites lepidopoides Cuvier 1832 (Thyrsites lepidopodea Lesson 1831). Type by original designation (also monotypic). Same type species as, and objective synonym of, Thyrsites Lesson 1831. •Status uncertain -- (see Collette & Russo 1986 [ref. 6324] as Thryisitops). •Valid as Thyrsitops Gill 1862 -- (Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura et al. 1986:272 [ref. 14235], Nakamura & Parin 1993:57 [ref. 21769]). •Synonym of Thyrsites Lesson 1831. Current status: Synonym of Thyrsites Lesson 1831. Gempylidae.

Tongaichthys Nakamura [I.] & Fujii [E.] 1983:174 Masc. Tongaichthys robustus Nakamura & Fujii 1983. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Presumed valid -- (see Collette & Russo 1986 [ref. 6324]). •Valid as Tongaichthys Nakamura & Fujii 1983 -- (Collette et al. 1984:600 [ref. 11421], Nakamura & Parin 1993:58 [ref. 21769], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3702 [ref. 26304], Bray & Hoese 2006:1760 [ref. 29049]). Current status: Valid as Tongaichthys Nakamura & Fujii 1983. Gempylidae.

Xenogramma Waite [E. R.] 1904:157 Fem. Xenogramma carinatum [carinata] Waite 1904. Type by original designation (also monotypic). The genus is feminine, not neuter; name refers to the special condition of the lateral line. •Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:458 [ref. 7206], Nakamura 1986:826 [ref. 5696], Nakamura & Parin 1993:29 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Lepidocybium Gill 1862. Gempylidae.

Zyphothyca Swainson [W.] 1839:174, 239 Fem. Gempylus coluber Cuvier 1832. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:457 [ref. 7206], Nakamura & Parin 1993:27 [ref. 21769]). Current status: Synonym of Gempylus Cuvier 1829. Gempylidae.


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